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Handbook of Property Estimation Methods for Chemicals: Environmental and Health Sciences

Handbook / Manual

By: Robert S Boethling and Donald Mackay

481 pages, Figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106634 | ISBN: 1566704561
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Reviews and recommends practical methods for estimating environmentally important properties of organic chemicals.

An update of (my) Handbook has been long overdue...I was especially pleased to see the new Handbook be under the creative leadership of Bob Boethling and Don Mackay...who have been true leaders in the field of environmental chemistry for the last 20 years... I look forward myself to having this new Handbook on my special bookshelf... -Warren J. Lyman, from the foreword


Melting Point Estimation for Organic Compounds * Boiling Point * Vapor Pressure * Henry's Law Constants * Octanol/Water Partition Coefficients * Vegetation-Air Partition Coefficient * Solubility in Water * Estimation of Soil/Sediment Sorption Coefficients * Bioconcentration and Biomagnification in the Aquatic Environment * Sorption to Aerosols * Rate of Biodegradation * Hydrolysis * Atmospheric Oxidation * Photoreactions in Surface Waters * Oxidation-Reduction Reactions in the Aquatic Environment * Estimating Absorption of Chemical Substances from the Skin, Gastrointestinal Tract and Lungs * Surface Active Chemicals * Synthetic Organic Dyes: Estimating Their Properties and Environmental Fate.

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