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Published by ASTM in West Conshohocken, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Volatile organic compounds -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementWuncheng Wang, Jerald L. Schnoor, and Jon Doi, eds.
SeriesSTP ;, 1261, ASTM special technical publication ;, 1261
ContributionsWang, Wun-cheng., , Doi, Jon., Symposium on Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in the Environment (1994 : Montréal, Québec)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD196.O73 V55 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL976244M
ISBN 100803120486
LC Control Number96013347

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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are released from both static and mobile sources (e.g., industrial, transport, household, fossil fuels use, and many other sources). They are emitted into the atmosphere, taken up by plants, and ingested by animals to be bio accumulated along the food chain up to . About this book Introduction Interest in the occurrence and behaviour of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) is increasing due to their adverse effects on the environment and human health. Volatile organic compounds are defined as organic compounds that participate in photochemical reactions. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers several organic compounds to have negligible photochemical reactivity, including methane, ethane, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, methylene chloride, trichlorofluoromethane, dichlorodifluoromethane, chlorodifluoromethane, trifluoromethane, thrichlorotriflhuoroethane, dichlorotetrafluoroehane, and chloropentafluoroethane. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are among the most toxic chemicals which are detrimental to humans and environment. There is a significant need of ful ly satisfactory method for removal of VOCs.