Accession Number:

ADA061770

Title:

The Hazard Ranking and Allocation Methodology: Evaluation of TNT Wastewaters for Continuing Research Efforts.

Descriptive Note:

Special rept. Feb-Apr 78,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL BIOENGINEERING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LAB FORT DETRICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

A major wastewater product from 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene manufacture is condensate water. Thirty compounds have been determined to occur relatively frequently in condensate water, including mono-, di- and trinitrotoluenes, di- and trinitrobenzene, and amino-dinitrotoluenes. Research has been underway to characterize the acute toxic nature of these compounds to aquatic species. Research has also been done to assess the mutagenic activity of these compounds via an AmesSalmonella microbial bioassay.

Subject Categories:

  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE