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Main Title 2,3,7,8-TCDD (2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin): Environmental Chemistry.
Author Miller, G. C. ; Zepp, R. G. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Athens, GA. ;Nevada Univ., Reno. Dept. of Biochemistry.
Year Published 1987
Report Number EPA/600/D-87/086;
Stock Number PB87-174793
Additional Subjects Stability ; Chemical properties ; Physical properties ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Photolysis ; Environmental transport ; Dibenzodioxin/tetrachloro ; Toxic substances
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB87-174793 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
Collation 16p
Abstract For molecules of its size and weight, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD) is one of the most toxic, least water soluble, least volatile, and most resistant to thermal and biological transformations. The combination of these properties has presented a challenging problem is assessing human hazards ascribable to TCDD because, although exposure concentrations are often low, the time frame for transport and most degradative processes in the environment is generally long. Under normal environmental conditions, the only transformation process that is fairly rapid for dioxins is photolysis.
Supplementary Notes Prepared in cooperation with Nevada Univ., Reno. Dept. of Biochemistry.
PUB Date Free Form Mar 87
Category Codes 57B; 68
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 718319655
Origin NTIS
Type CAT