New Types of Persistent Halogenated Compounds by Jaakko PaasivirtaNew Types of Persistent Halogenated Compounds by Jaakko Paasivirta

New Types of Persistent Halogenated Compounds

EditorJaakko Paasivirta

Paperback | October 10, 2011

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The book gives an overview of properties and research methods of new persistent organic chlorine and bromine compounds which have been observed as potential environmental hazards especially as bioaccumulated xenobiotics, but intensively studied only recently. Sources from product uses, industrial processes, wastes, emissions or metabolic transformations are reviewed. Physical and chemical properties and degradation rates useful for environmental fate predictions are given. Observations of levels and trends in environmental compartments are presented. Analytical methodologies and biological effects are described in detail. Compounds reviewed include planar PCBs, PCB metabolites, alkylaromatic chlorohydrocarbons (from pulp chlorobleaching and substitutes of PCBs), polybrominated biphenyls, polychlorinated and polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polychlorinated terphenyls, naphthalenes, dibenzothiophenes and paraffins, toxaphene and tris(4-chlorophenyl)methane derivatives.
Title:New Types of Persistent Halogenated CompoundsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:379 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:October 10, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642085121

ISBN - 13:9783642085123

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Table of Contents

J. Paasivirta: Alkylaromatic Chlorohydrocarbons.- J. de Boer: Tris(4-Chlorophenyl)Methanol and Tris(4-Chlorophenyl)Methane.- J. de Boer: Polychlorinated Terphenyls.- J. de Boer, K. de Boer, J.P. Boon: Polybrominated Biphenyls and Diphenylethers.- E. Jakobsson, L. Asplund: Polychlorinated Naphthalenes (PCNs).- N. Kannan: Non- and Mono-ortho Chlorinated Biphenyls.- J. Koistinen: Polychlorinated Diphenyl Ethers (PCDE).- D. Muir, G. Stern, G. Tomy: Chlorinated Paraffins.- W. Vetter, M. Oehme: Toxaphene. Analysis and Environmental Fate of Congeners.- S. Sinkkonen: Polychlorinated Dibenzothiophenes (PCDTS), Thianthrenes (PCTAS) and Their Alkylated Derivatives.- R.J. Letcher, E. Klasson-Wehler, Å. Bergman: Methyl Sulfone and Hydroxylated Metabolites of Polychlorinated Biphenyls.