trichlorobenzene


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trichlorobenzene

[trī¦klȯr·ō′ben‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H3Cl3 Either of two toxic compounds: 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene forms white crystals, soluble in ether, insoluble in water, boiling at 221°C, and is used as a chemical intermediate; 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene is a combustible, colorless liquid, soluble in most organic solvents and oils, insoluble in water, boiling at 213°C, and is used as a solvent and in dielectric fluids, synthetic transformer oils, lubricants, and insecticides.
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Several agents belonging to the group of ARHC solvents, such as styrene or agents deriving from benzene and toluene (pentachlorobenzene, trichlorobenzene, HCB, nitrotoluene), have been classified in the priority list of EDCs by the European Commission (European Commission DG ENV 2000).
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Lee DH, Cody RD, Hoyle BI (2001) Comparison of six surfactants in removing toluene and trichlorobenzene from a sandy soil under laboratory conditions.
Besides, trichlorobenzene and dichloromethane were present in the water sample, all of which are toxic.
Toluene and trichlorobenzene, two particularly toxic solvents, have been added to the list of substances subject to restrictions on their marketing and use in the European Union.
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These Aroclors were mixed with solvents, for example, trichlorobenzene, and sold under the trade names that appear on the manufacturer nameplates of PCB-containing electrical equipment.
The MMD was measured in Borealis Polymers OY by gel permeation chromatography (GPC) using trichlorobenzene as a solvent at 140[degrees]C.
Toluene and trichlorobenzene will soon be added to the EUs official list of hazardous products.
I - Report: Karl-Heinz Florenz (A6-0005/2005) - Marketing and use of toluene and trichlorobenzene
Environment, Public Health and Food Safety committee discusses restrictions on the marketing and use of toluene and trichlorobenzene