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Main Title Photochemical Confirmation of Mirex in the Presence of Polychlorinated Biphenyls.
Author Lewis, Robert G. ; Hanisch, Robert C. ; MacLeod, Kathryn E. ; Sovocool., G. Wayne ;
CORP Author Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA/600/J-76/065;
Stock Number PB-268 138
Additional Subjects Chemical analysis ; Pesticides ; Residues ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Gas chromatography ; Electron capture ; Tissue extracts ; Photochemistry ; Insecticides ; Humans ; Reprints ; Mirex ; Methanocyclobuta(cd)pentalenes ; Polychlorinated biphenyls
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NTIS  PB-268 138 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract A simple method for the determination of mirex in the presence of polychlorobiphenyls (PCB's) is reported. The procedure depends on diethylamine-assisted photodegradation of interfering PCB's prior to measurement of the mirex by electron capture gas chromatography. An inexpensive 275-W sunlamp (spectral output greater than 280 nm) may be used as the irradiation source. Reductive dechlorination of the PCB results apparently through primary photoexcitation of the biphenyl, followed by hydrogen abstraction from both the alkyl and amino groups of the amine. The method has been successfully applied to human tissue extracts for the determination of mirex in the presence of Aroclor 1260 and other commonly occurring chlorinated pesticides.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Jnl. of Agric. Food Chem., v24 n5 p1030-1035 1976.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Photochemical Confirmation of Mirex in the Presence of Polychlorinated Biphenyls.
PUB Date Free Form 7 May 76
Category Codes 6J; 13B; 68E; 57U
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/11
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323718884
Origin NTIS
Type CAT