ethylene bromide

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ethylene bromide

[′eth·ə‚lēn ′bro‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
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pesticides:2,4,5-T, Aldrin, Captafol, Chlordane, Chlordimeform, Chlorobenzilate, DDT, Dieldrin, Dinoseb, 1,2-Dibromoethane (EDB), Fluoroacetamide, HCH, Heptachlor, Hexachlorobenzene, Lindane, Mercury compounds, certain formulations of Monocroptophos, Methamidophos, Phosphamidon, Parathion-methyl, Parathion.
Dunnick, Elwell, Huff, and Barrett (1995) reported that 1,2-dibromoethane, 1,2-dicloroethane, glycidol, and sulfallate caused mammary-gland neoplasms in both male and female rats and mice.
Analysis of DNA adducts formed in vivo in rats and mice from 1,2-dibromoethane, 1,2-dichloroethane, dibromomethane, and dichloromethane using HPLC/accelerator mass spectrometry and relevance to risk estimates.