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Descriptor English:   Aroclors 
Descriptor Spanish:   Arocloros 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Arocloros 
Synonyms English:   Aroclor  
Tree Number:   D02.309.750.500
Definition English:   Industrial chemicals which have become widespread environmental pollutants. Each aroclor is a mixture of chlorinated biphenyls (1200 series) or chlorinated terphenyls (5400 series) or a combination of both (4400 series). 
Indexing Annotation English:   indust chem, a widespread environ pollutant; TN 111: eff on insects; CHLORODIPHENYL (54% CHLORINE); is also available
Pharmacological Action:   Environmental Pollutants
History Note English:   91(75); was see under POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1975-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   1144 
Unique Identifier:   D001140 

      Organic Chemicals [D02]
         Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds [D02.309]
            Polychlorinated Biphenyls [D02.309.750]
               Aroclors [D02.309.750.500] 
                  Chlorodiphenyl (54% Chlorine) [D02.309.750.500.077]

      Organic Chemicals [D02]
         Hydrocarbons [D02.455]
            Hydrocarbons, Halogenated [D02.455.526]
               Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated [D02.455.526.439]
                  Polychlorinated Biphenyls [D02.455.526.439.773]
                     Aroclors [D02.455.526.439.773.292] 
                        Chlorodiphenyl (54% Chlorine) [D02.455.526.439.773.292.077]

      Organic Chemicals [D02]
         Hydrocarbons [D02.455]
            Hydrocarbons, Halogenated [D02.455.526]
               Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated [D02.455.526.439]
                  Polychloroterphenyl Compounds [D02.455.526.439.785]
                     Aroclors [D02.455.526.439.785.292] 
                        Chlorodiphenyl (54% Chlorine) [D02.455.526.439.785.292.077]