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Main Title Chemical Products and Toxicologic Effects of Disinfection.
Author Lykins, B. W. ; Koffskey, W. E. ; Miller, R. G. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab. ;Jefferson Parish Dept. of Public Utilities, LA.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA/600/J-86/250;
Stock Number PB87-169124
Additional Subjects Toxicology ; Disinfectants ; Water treatment ; Chlorine ; Chlorine oxides ; Ozone ; Pilot plants ; Carcinogens ; Sand filtration ; Toxicity ; Aquatic animals ; Reprints ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB87-169124 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 12p
Abstract Four disinfectants commonly used in U.S. water treatment--chlorine, monochloramine, chlorine dioxide, and ozone--were applied to four parallel streams in a pilot plant in Jefferson Parish, La. Several organics, including surrogates such as total organic carbon and total organic halide, were evaluated to investigate the effects of disinfection and treatment by sand filtration and granular activated carbon (GAC) adsorption. Five toxicologic tests were also conducted to determine the general toxicity and the mutagenic-carcinogenic potential of disinfection of GAC adsorption. Results of the study showed that ozonation of clarified sand-filtered water produced fewer organics than the other disinfectants studied. The short-term animal toxicologic studies revealed difficulties in analyzing actual drinking waters for detectable toxic effects.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Jnl. American Water Works Association, v78 n11 p66-75 Nov 86. Prepared in cooperation with Jefferson Parish Dept. of Public Utilities, LA.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Chemical Products and Toxicologic Effects of Disinfection.
PUB Date Free Form c1986
Category Codes 50B; 57Y
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/14
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 716917441
Origin NTIS
Type CAT