"Completely revised and updated, building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. using a clear and consistent format, this fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, solubility data for over 2,500 compounds, octanol-water partition coefficients for 1,475 compounds, toxicity data for 1,100 compounds, more than 31,000 synonyms, and more than 2,250 degradation products, impurities, and compounds in commercially available products cross-referenced to parent compounds. The compounds profiled include solvents, herbicides, insecticides, fumigants, and other hazardous substances most commonly found in the groundwater and soil environments, the organic Priority Pollutants promulgated by the U.S. EPA under the Clean Water Act of 1977, and compounds most commonly found in the workplace and environment. The presentation remains virtually the same as previous editions, making the information easy to find and immediately useful."--BOOK JACKET.