dibromochloropropane

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dibromochloropropane

[dī¦brō·mō‚klȯr·ə′prō‚pān]
(organic chemistry)
C3H5Br2Cl A light yellow liquid with a boiling point of 195°C; used as a nematicide for crops. Abbreviated DBCP.
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Advanced oxidation processes: a kinetic model for the oxidation of 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane in water by the combination of hydrogen and UV radiation, Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research 34: 2314-2323.
The soil is contaminated with three soil fumigants: ethylene dibromide (EDB), 1,2-dichloropropane (DCP), and 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) and the solvent carbon tetrachloride.
Indeed, his analyses indicate, under the same shower conditions, exposures to CFC-11 would be three times higher than those to the lowest-volatility VOCs studied -- the pesticide 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane, a suspected carcinogen.
6 -- Cyanide -- 200 2,4-D (dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) 30 70 Dalapon -- 200 2,4-DB (dichlorofenoxybutyric acid) 90 -- DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) 1 -- and metabolites Dibromochloromethane 100 -- 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) 1 0.