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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Bromochloromethane: Health Advisory.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of the Assistant Administrator for Water.
Publisher Oct 89
Year Published 1989
Stock Number PB91-160572
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 ; Bromochloromethane ; CAS 74-9705
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-160572 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/13/1991
Collation 18p
The Drinking Water Health Advisory, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued its report on the chemical, bromochloromethane. Bromochloromethane is primarily used as a fire-extinguishing fluid, particularly in aircraft and portable extinguishers. It is also used in organic syntheses. 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 its mutagenicity and carcinogenicity characteristics. Also included is the quantification of its toxicological effects.