TTHMs (Total trihalomethanes)
GENERAL INFORMATION Trihalomethane occur when naturally-occurring organic and inorganic materials in the water react with the disinfectants, chlorine and chloramine. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing total trihalomethanes in excess of ...
GENERAL INFORMATION 1,1,2-Trichloroethane, a volatile organic chemical is a liquid with a chloroform-like odor. 1,1,2-Trichloroethane is used to make vinylidene chloride which is in turn used to make synthetic fibers and plastic wraps. It is also used in ...
GENERAL INFORMATION 1,1,1-Trichloroethane is an organic liquid with a chloroform-like odor. It is largely used as a solvent removing grease from machined metal products, in textile processing and dyeing and in aerosols. The major source of 1,1,1-trichloro ...
GENERAL INFORMATION 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene is an aromatic, colorless organic liquid. The greatest use of 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene is primarily as a dye carriet. It is also used to make herbicides and other organic chemicals; as a solvent; in wood preservati ...
Tetrachloroethylene (aka Perchlorethylene, Perchloroethylene, PERC)
GENERAL INFORMATION Tetrachloroethylene is a colorless organic liquid with a mild, chloroform-like odor. The greatest use of tetrachloroethylene is in the textile industry, and as a component of aerosol dry-cleaning products. The major source of tetrachlo ...
GENERAL INFORMATION Styrene is an oily organic liquid with an aromatic, almost floral odor. Initially, styrene was used primarily in the synthetic rubber industry, but it is currently used as a building block for polymers in making plastics, resins, coati ...
GENERAL INFORMATION 1,2-Dichloropropane is a colorless flammable liquid with a chloroform-like odor. It does not occur naturally in the environment. It is used to make other organic chemicals. It is also used in making lead free gasoline, paper coating, s ...
trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene (aka 1,2-DCE; 1,2-Dichloroethene; 1,2-dichloroethylene)
GENERAL INFORMATION trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene is an odorless organic liquid that has two slightly different forms, a "cis" form and a "trans" form. Both the cis and trans forms-- usually as a mixture-- are used as a solvent for waxes ...
cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene (aka 1,2-DCE; 1,2-Dichloroethene; 1,2-dichloroethylene)
GENERAL INFORMATION cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene is an odorless organic liquid that has two slightly different forms, a "cis" form and a "trans" form. Both the cis and trans forms — usually as a mixture — are used as a solvent for waxes an ...
Dichloromethane (aka Methylene chloride)
GENERAL INFORMATION Dichloromethane, also known as DCM and methylene chloride, is a volatile organic and colorless liquid chemical with a sweet, pleasant odor like chloroform. The greatest use of DCM is as a paint remover. Other uses include: solvent and ...