In this paper we rank the environmental hazard of eight chemicals, Disulfoton, Dinitroorthocresol, Propetamphos, Thiometon, Parathion, Etrimphos, Metoxuron and Fenitrothion found in the German section of the Rhine River. Five attributes related to the toxicity, physico-chemical characteristics and fate are used to rank the chemicals. Results by two ranking methods show that these chemicals can be divided into two groups, the most hazardous include Dinitroorthocresol, Propetamphos and Parathion, and the least hazardous include DisuHoton, Thiometon, Etrimphos, Metoxuron and Fenitrothion.
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Research Article| August 01 1989
Environmental Hazard of Eight Chemicals Present in the Rhine River
Water Sci Technol (1989) 21 (8-9): 815–820.
Efraim Halfon, Rainer Bruggemann; Environmental Hazard of Eight Chemicals Present in the Rhine River. Water Sci Technol 1 August 1989; 21 (8-9): 815–820. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.1989.0284
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