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Main Title Hexachlorobutadiene : drinking water health advisory.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the Assistant Administrator for Water,
Year Published 1989
Stock Number PB91-160663
Subjects Hexachlorobutadiene. ; Environmental health--United States. ; Hexachlorobutadiene--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 ; Hexachlorobutadiene ; CAS 87-68-3
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-160663 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 23 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The Drinking Water Health Advisory, Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has issued its report on the chemical, hexachlorobutadiene. Hexachlorobutadiene is used as a solvent in chlorine gas production, an intermediate in the manufacture of rubber compounds and lubricants, a gyroscope fluid, and a pesticide. The report covers the following areas: the occurrence of the chemical in the environment; its environmental fate; the chemical's absorption, distribution, metablism, 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.
"September 1989." Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.,