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Benzene vapor depletion in the presence of plants

Amy J Cross

Benzene vapor depletion in the presence of plants

by Amy J Cross

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Published by Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Las Vegas, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benzene

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    Statementby Amy J. Cross, James C. McFarlane, and Clyde W. Frank
    SeriesResearch reporting series -- EPA-600/3-79-096
    ContributionsMcFarlane, James C, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.), Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.). Monitoring Systems Research and Development Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13603590M

    Removal of Benzene by the Indoor Plant/Substrate Microcosm and Implications for Air Quality Article (PDF Available) in Water Air and Soil Pollution (1) January with 1, Reads. Benzene is a cyclic hydrocarbon with a chemical formula C 6 H 6, that is, each carbon atom in benzene is arranged in a six-membered ring and is bonded to only one hydrogen ing to molecular orbital theory for benzene structure, benzene ring involves the formation of three delocalized π – orbitals spanning all six carbon atoms, while the valence bond theory describes two stable.

    The analysis showed that the Volcano® vapor was remarkably clean, consisting 95% of THC with traces of cannabinol (CBN), another cannabinoid. The remaining 5% consisted of small amounts of three other components: one suspected cannabinoid relative, one suspected PAH, and caryophyllene, a fragrant oil in cannabis and other plants. More than half of Canadian single-family homes have an attached garage. Attached garages, when present, are the major indoor source of benzene in homes because vehicle exhaust and evaporative emissions from gas-powered equipment and stored solvents in garages can enter a home (Héroux et al. ; Héroux et al. ; Jia, Batterman and Godwin ; Batterman, Jia and Hatzivasilis ).

    Benzene hydrogenation downstream of the reformer offers a reliable solution for benzene control without compromising reformer severity. As a result of Axens Solutions long experience in the field of hydrogenation, Axens Solutions offers the cost effective Benfree TM technology to saturate benzene. General description. Benzene (CAS Registry Number ; C 6 H 6; molecular weight g/mol) is an aromatic compound with a single six-member unsaturated carbon is a clear, colourless, volatile, highly flammable liquid with a characteristic odour and a density of kg/m 3 at 25 °C ().. At 1 atmosphere of pressure, benzene has a melting point of °C, a relatively low boiling.


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Benzene vapor depletion in the presence of plants by Amy J Cross Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cross, Amy J. Benzene vapor depletion in the presence of plants. Las Vegas: Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Springfield, Va.: Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, EPA/ September BENZENE VAPOR DEPLETION IN THE PRESENCE OF PLANTS by Amy J.

Cross, James C. McFarlane, and Clyde W. Frank Monitoring Systems Research and Development Division Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory Las Vegas, Nevada ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND SUPPORT LABORATORY OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND. Benzene vapor depletion in the presence of plants (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Amy J Cross; James C McFarlane; Clyde W Frank; Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las.

BENZENE BNZ CAUTIONARY RESPONSE INFORMATION Common Synonyms Watery liquid Colorless Gasoline-like odor Floats on water. Flammable, irritating vapor is produced. Freezing point is 42°F.

Benzol Benzole Restrict access. Avoid contact with liquid and vapor. Wear goggles and self-contained breathing Size: 17KB. Benzene, also called phenyl hydride, is a volatile organic compound (VOC) that occurs naturally from volcanic eruptions and forest fires, but also is a man-made chemical used to make plastics, resins, dyes, detergents and petroleum-based fabric fibers.

It. Vapor Pressure of Benzene. The experimental data shown in these pages are freely available and have been published already in the DDB Explorer data represent a small sub list of all available data in the Dortmund Data more data or any further information please search the DDB or contact DDBST.

Component. The [ 14 C]benzene and [ C]toluene vapors penetrate into hypostomatous leaves ofAcer campestre, Malus domestica,andVitis viniferafrom both sides, whereas hydrocarbons are more intensively absorbed by the stomatiferous side and more actively taken up by young leaves.

Benzene and toluene conversion in leaves occurs with the aromatic ring cleavage and their carbon atoms are mainly Cited by: Erika L. Abel, John DiGiovanni, in The Molecular Basis of Cancer (Third Edition), Benzene.

Benzene is a widely used solvent and is present in gasoline, automobile emissions, and cigarette smoke. Historically, high-level exposure to benzene was commonplace, and, in general, benzene exposure has been the cause of great concern due to its carcinogenic properties.

Tenant Notification Fact Sheet for Benzene is available in Portable Document Format (PDF, 15KB) This fact sheet is provided to fulfill New York State Department of Health requirements for preparation of generic fact sheets under Article 27 (Ti Section ) of the Environmental Conservation Law.

GROUNDWATER INFORMATION SHEET Benzene The presence of benzene should be confirmed by US EPA Method or Method prior to use of Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) – Effective in reducing benzene in the unsaturated zone due to the high vapor pressure.

Benzene vapor will not work well with a photodiode array spectrophotometer as they do not measure a continuum and the peaks will not be resolved well enough to be useable. Suggestions for Use. Set your spectrophotometer to a slit width and a scan rate and make a note of the settings.

Scan from to nm which is the area of the largest peaks. Chapter Benzene Air Quality Guidelines - Second Edition WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3 In a study carried out in Germany in – (12) with persons selected at random over the country, the geometric mean of personal exposure to benzene was found to be 11 µg/m3 ; the percentile was 32 µg/ 39% of the exposure could be explained, with File Size: 83KB.

Benzene Benzene (C 6 6. H) CAS ; UN Synonyms include benzol, coal tar naphtha, phenyl hydride, and cyclohexatriene. • Persons exposed only to benzene vapor do not pose substantial risks of secondary contamination to others.

Persons whose clothing or skin is contaminated with liquidFile Size: 92KB. When plants are exposed to benzene in the soil their growth can be slowed and they may even die.

How might people be exposed to benzene. People can be exposed to benzene in the following ways: Breathing air that contains benzene — in exhaust fumes, by. The quality of the indoor environment has become a major health consideration, since urban-dwellers spend % of their time indoors, where air pollution can be several times higher than outdoors.

‘Indoor’ potted-plants can remove air-borne contaminants such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), over of which have been identified in indoor air. In this study a comparison was made of Cited by: A Health Guideline Value for benzene in contaminated soil Jack Dempsey Page 9 that food is an important source of exposure to benzene, accounting for at most % of total daily intake (CONCAWE, ).

Overall, water and food-borne benzene are a small contribution to the total daily intake in non-smoking adults which is estimated as beingFile Size: KB.

Benzene (a.k.a. Benzol) is an organic compound, in the aromatic hydrocarbon class. More specifically, it is the simplest of these compounds, comprising of one single aromatic ring. Benzene is a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, insoluble in water, but soluble in most organic compounds.

Benzene vapors are heavier than air; thus the vapors may travel along the ground and be ignited by open flames or sparks at locations remote from the site at which benzene is handled. Benzene is classified as a 1 B flammable liquid for the purpose of conforming to the requirements of 29 CFR   Portland State University scientists have found that significant levels of cancer-causing benzene in e-cigarette vapors can form when the devices are operated at high power.

benzene; benzene was detected in fetal cord blood at levels equal to or greater than those levels found in maternal blood (37). Benzene was also detected in breast milk (38). File Size: KB. What is benzene? Benzene is the name of an aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H6.

In liquid form, benzene is clear, colorless and flammable. At room temperature, liquid benzene evaporates easily into the air, and can dissolve in the environment, benzene may be present in air, water, and soil.OVERVIEW OF BENZENE TOXICITY.

TASA ID: I. Background Information Benzene is a clear, colorless liquid at ambient temperatures. Benzene has a relatively high vapor pressure and thus evaporates quickly into the air. The odor threshold for benzene has been reported as 12 parts per million.

Benzene occurs naturally in crude oil and is widely. Cancer-causing benzene found in e-cigarette vapors operated at high power Date: March 8, Source: Portland State University Summary: Significant levels of .