Definition of Epichlorohydrin

1. Noun. (chemistry) any epihalohydrin in which the halogen is chlorine ¹



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Definition of Epichlorohydrin

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Medical Definition of Epichlorohydrin

1. (chloromethyl)oxirane. A chlorinated epoxy compound used as a solvent in a variety of resins, gums, paints, etc. It has shown anti-fertility activity in males. According to the fourth annual report on carcinogens (ntp 85-002, 1985), epichlorohydrin may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. (merck index, 11th ed) Pharmacological action: carcinogens, contraceptive agents, male, solvents. Chemical name: Oxirane, (chloromethyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Epichlorohydrin

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1. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"epichlorohydrin CAS No. 106-89-8 First Listed in the Fourth Annual Report on ... When administered by gavage, epichlorohydrin induced carcinomas and ..."

2. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"When administered by gavage, epichlorohydrin induced carcinomas and ... Subcutaneous injection of epichlorohydrin produced local sarcomas in female mice. ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"The crystalline compound (mp 81—82°) which is obtained from phenol and epichlorohydrin, and which is stated by Cohn and Plohn to 75. ..."

4. Niosh Recommendations for Occupational Safety & Health: Compendium of Policy by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"epichlorohydrin 1988. Testimony on OSHA's Proposed Rule on Air Contaminants, August 1, 1988. NTIS No. PB-91-115-337. 1978. Current Intelligence Bulletin 30: ..."

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