methyl chloroform


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methyl chloroform

n
(Elements & Compounds) the traditional name for trichloroethane
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Just like the Montreal Protocol that phased out methyl chloroform (CFCs), this amendment (called the Kigali Amendment) to the Montreal Protocol is legally binding.
We can help preserve the precious ozone layer of the earth by saying a total 'no, no' to all products made with, or containing ozone depleting substances (ODS) such as CFCs, HCFCs, halons, methyl chloroform and methyl bromide.
The Montreal Protocol stipulates that the production and consumption of compounds that deplete ozone in the stratosphere - chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), halons, carbon tetrachloride, and methyl chloroform - are to be phased out by 2000 (2005 for methyl chloroform).
The effect of maternally inhaled trichloroethylene, perchloroethylene, methyl chloroform, and methylene chloride on embryonal and fetal development in mice and rats.
The main factor contributing to the chlorine turnaround was a reduction in the emissions of methyl chloroform, a cleaning solvent.
In its review of flexible polyurethane foam production facilities throughout the country, the EPA found that this industry sector emits the following hazardous air pollutants: methylene chloride, 2,4-toluene diisocyanate, methyl chloroform, methylene diphenyl diisocyanate, propylene oxide, diethanolamine, methyl ethyl ketone, methanol, and toluene.
The downward trend is dominated by methyl chloroform, a relatively short-lived chemical that is expected to vanish from the atmosphere within a decade or so.
Original Clean Air Act amended; provisions included in Title 6 call for total phase-out of Class I chemicals, including CFCs, carbon tetrachloride and methyl chloroform.