Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 10 OF 4534
|CORP Author||United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Subjects||Trichlorobenzene ; Drinking water--Contamination--Health aspects ; 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene ; Environmental health--United States ; 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene--toxicity ; 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene--toxicity|
|Additional Subjects||Potable water ; Water quality ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Toxicology ; Health hazards ; Pharmacokinetics ; Metabolism ; Carcinogenicity tests ; Mutagenicity tests ; Teratogens ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Chemical analysis ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Eyes ; Trichlorobenzenes ; CAS 120-82-1|
|Collation||25 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
The Drinking Water Health Advisory, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued its report on the chemical, 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene. The chemical 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene is used as a solvent in chemical manufacturing; in dyes and intermediates; in dielectric fluid; in synthetic transformer oils; in lubricants; in heat-transfer medium; and in insecticides. The report covers the following areas: the occurrence of the chemical in the environment; its environmental fate; the chemical's absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion in the human body; and its health effects on humans and animals, including mutagenicity and carcinogenicity characteristics. Also included is the quantification of its toxicological effects.
"September 1989." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.,