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By Martin F. Kovacs Jr (auth.), Francis A. Gunther (eds.)

Worldwide situation in medical, commercial, and governmental com­ munities over lines of poisonous chemical compounds in foodstuffs and in either abiotic and biotic environments has justified the current triumvirate of specialised courses during this box: entire stories, quickly released development studies, and archival documentations. those 3 courses are built-in and scheduled to supply in foreign communique the coherency crucial for nonduplicative and present growth in a box as dynamic and intricate as environmental illness and toxicology. before there was no magazine or different booklet sequence reserved solely for the varied literature on "toxic" chemical compounds in our meals, our feeds, our geographical atmosphere, our household animals, our wild­ lifestyles, and ourselves. worldwide tremendous efforts and lots of skills were mobilized to technical and different reviews of natures, locales, magnitudes, fates, and toxicology of the persisting residues of those chemical compounds loosed upon the area. one of the sequelae of this vast new emphasis has been an inescapable desire for an articulated set of authorita­ tive courses the place you can look forward to finding the most recent vital global literature produced by means of this rising zone of technology including documentation of pertinent ancillary legislation.

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Despite chemo- and radiation therapy the patients died a yr later at the ages of 40 and 33, respectively. The cause of death was given as "malignant lymphoma" and "histiocytic lymphoma;' respectively. No such malignancies were observed in the other seven firemen at the time of the publication of the article (Markovitz and Crosby 1984). The farmer was exposed to 1,3-dichloropropene repeatedly over a one mon period because of a leaky hose in his pressure-injected soil fumigation operation. Within one yr, he developed myelomonocytic leukemia and died of the secondary complication of pneumonia.

The primary organs affected were the forestomach (rats and mice), urinary bladder (mice), lung (mice), and liver (rats). Compound-related nonneoplastic lesions included basal cell or epithelial hyperplasia of the forestomach (rats and mice), epithelial hyperplasia of the urinary bladder (mice), and hydronephrosis (mice). Neoplastic lesions associated with administration of Telone II® included squamous cell papillomas of the forestomach [incidence rates (no. of animals with lesion/no. of animals examined) for male rats: Control: 1152; low dose: 1152; high dose: 9/52; female rats: 0/52; 2/52; 3/52; female mice: 0/50; 1150; 2/50)], squamous cell carcinoma of the forestomach (male rats: 0/52; 0/52; 4/52; female mice: 0/50; 0/50; 2/50), transitional cell carcinomas of the urinary bladder (female mice: 0/50; 8/50; 21148), alveolar/bronchiolar adenomas (female mice: 0/50; 3/50; 8/50), and neoplastic nodules of the liver (male rats: 1152; 6/52; 7/52).

In a variation of this method, the diphenyl content of the steam distillate was calculated directly from the ultraviolet absorption at 250 nm after correction for extracted orange oil. Newhall et al. 34 microns in the infrared. De Francesco and Gianotti (1963) did not use a preliminary steam distillation step but extracted diphenyl from citrus fruits directly with light petroleum to avoid interference by the essential oils. Measurement at 270 to 285 nm extinction yielded the quantity of diphenyl present.

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