halocarbon

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hal·o·car·bon

 (hăl′ə-kär′bən)
n.
An organic compound, such as a fluorocarbon, that contains one or more halogens.

halocarbon

(ˌhæləʊˈkɑːbən)
n
(Chemistry) chem a compound of carbon and halogen in which halogen atoms have taken the place of some or all of the hydrogen atoms
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Noun1.halocarbon - one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
fluorocarbon - a halocarbon in which some hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine; used in refrigerators and aerosols
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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) on a petition to declare several categories of products containing additive organohalogen flame retardants in non-polymeric form be "banned hazardous substances" under the Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA).
This year the CPSC is slated to work on organohalogen flame retardants.
Use of terrestrial based lipids in aquaculture feeds and the effects on flesh organohalogen and fatty acid concentrations in farmed Atlantic salmon.
In continuation of our interest in organohalogen chemistry [15], herein we report a- monobromination of aryl methyl ketones without any catalyst at room temperature using some ammonium hydrotribromide salts as brominating agents under mild reaction conditions.
Contamination profiles and possible trends of organohalogen compounds in the Estonian environment and biota.
Dietary intake estimations of organohalogen contaminants (dioxins, PCB, PBDE and chlorinated pesticides, e.
2009) Simultaneous quantitation of multiple classes of organohalogen compounds in fish oils with direct sample introduction comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography and time-of-flight mass spectrometry.
When used in non-polymeric additive form, the petitioners claim that organohalogen flame retardants--due to their high molecular weights--"migrate from consumer products, leading to widespread human exposures," which occur because of the "semi-volatile property" of these chemicals which results in "migration of the chemicals and the chemicals' adsorption into house dust.
Organohalogen contamination in breeding Glaucous Gulls from the Norwegian Arctic: Associations with basal metabolism and circulating thyroid hormones.
2005) Trends in fluctuating asymmetry in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from 1892 to 2002 in relation to organohalogen pollution.
In this research, the needle trap device for micro-extraction sampling with silicate nanocomposite adsorbents and single-walled and multi-walled carbon nanotubes and graphene nano-sheets was prepared and its performance was investigated to take samples from some important air pollutants, including volatile organohalogen compounds (HVOCs).
A mechanistic analysis of enzymatic degradation of organohalogen compounds.