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Document ID (ISN)59730
CIS number 93-560
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lunn G., Sansone E.B.
Title Validated methods for degrading hazardous chemicals - Some halogenated compounds
Bibliographic information June 1991, Vol.52, No.6, p.252-257. 22 ref.
Abstract Two techniques were investigated for degrading a number of halogenated compounds of commercial and research importance. In one, reductive dehalogenation with nickel-aluminum alloy in potassium hydroxide solution was used. The products were generally those obtained by replacing the halogen with hydrogen although concomitant reduction of other groups was also observed. In the second, refluxing with ethanolic potassium hydroxide was used. The products were the corresponding ethyl ethers. In all cases, the compounds were completely degraded and only non-mutagenic reaction mixtures were produced.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; halogens; halogenated organic compounds; organic compounds
Descriptors (secondary) trichloroacetic acid; 2-bromoethylamine; chlorobenzene; monochloroacetic acid; 1-bromobutane; benzyl chloride; 2-bromo-2-methylpropane; n-butyl chloride; bibenzyl; 3-(trifluoromethyl)-benzenamine; m-chloroaniline; o-chloroaniline; p-chloroaniline; 4-fluoronitrobenzene; 3-chloropyridine; o-chloronitrobenzene; p-chloronitrobenzene; isopropylamine; 2-methylaziridine; 2-chloroethanol; 2-fluoroethanol; 2-bromoethanol; bromobenzene; benzyl bromide; fluorobenzene; iodomethane; iodobenzene; 1-iodobutane; 2-iodobutane; 2-iodo-2-methylpropane; list of chemical substances; 1-bromodecane; sec-butyl bromide; propylamine
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Inorganic substances