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Document ID (ISN)35833
CIS number 81-1101
ISSN - Serial title 0098-4108 - Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rannug U., Jenssen D., Ramel C., Eriksson K.E., Kringstad K.
Title Mutagenic effects of effluents from chlorine bleaching of pulp.
Bibliographic information Jan. 1981, Vol.7, No.1, p.33-47. Illus. 21 ref.
Abstract Bleaching effluents were obtained from 6 mills, mainly from the chlorination stage of the bleaching process. They were spot tested with Escherichia coli and tested quantitatively with Salmonella. Effluents from the chlorination and hypochlorite stages had mutagenic effects. The effect was reduced by a metabolising system. The mutagenic components are characterised.
Descriptors (primary) mutagenic effects; chlorination; carcinogenicity tests; pulp and paper industry; bleaching
Descriptors (secondary) in vitro experiments; chlorine
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Paper and paper products industry
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures