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haloform

[′hal·ə‚fȯrm]
(organic chemistry)
CHX3 A compound made by reaction of acetaldehyde or methyl ketones with NaOX, where X is a halogen; an example is iodoform, HCI3, or bromoform, HCBr3 or chloroform, HCCl3.
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Trihalomethane concentrations in surface water are usually higher than in ground sources (Villanueva et al.
Nevertheless, the formation of chlorinated byproducts such as trihalomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs) is related to reactions between chlorine and natural organic matter (NOM) [4,5].
Blood and breath analyses as biological indicators of exposure to trihalomethanes in indoor swimming pools.
Woolcott, "Trihalomethanes in public water supplies and adverse birth outcomes, " Epidemiology, vol.
Mazzarella held a news conference to discuss efforts to bring the city into compliance with state regulations concerning the levels of trihalomethanes in the water supply.
Residents were recently mailed letters about the level of trihalomethanes in its drinking water.
Trihalomethanes (THMs) are compounds derived from methane that incorporate three halogenated atoms.
Influence of exposure assessment methods on risk estimates in an epidemiologic study of total trihalomethane exposure and spontaneous abortion.
Despite low filtration rates and long empty-bed contact times (EBCTs), conventional slow sand filters have achieved limited removals of organic precursor material, with dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and trihalomethane formation potential (THMFP) reductions averaging less than 15 to 25 percent.
During that time, the trihalomethane levels in the distribution system were above the regulatory limit.
Our second article specifically addresses the issue of trihalomethane. Without discussing all the details, I can say that our process significantly reduces trihalomethane levels.