Environmental Chemicals Desk Reference

John H. Montgomery, Thomas Roy Crompton

August 29, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 1645 Pages - 550 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498775731 - CAT# K29694

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  • Provides a comprehensive yet concise survey of the data available on agrochemicals and groundwater chemicals. There is no other text available that provides the same depth of information
  • Presents new and exciting data
  • Includes environmental, physical, and chemical data on more than 400 compounds, including pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides. This is an encyclopedic volume with thousands of references
  • Discusses melting point, density, Henry’s law constant, soil sorption coefficient, octanol and water partition coefficient, solubility in organics and water, vapor density and pressure, plus much more
  • Contains exhaustive information on the fate and transport of chemicals in various environmental media, including the atmosphere, soil, and groundwater
  • Touches on future concerns, such as developing issues involving environmental endocrine disruptors, and is of great global interest


Environmental Chemicals Desk Reference is a concise version of the widely read Agrochemicals Desk Reference and Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference. This up-to-date volume was inspired by the need for a combination of the material in both references, together with the large number of research publications and the continued interest in the fate, transport, and remediation of hazardous substances. Much new data has been added to this unique edition, including global legislation (REACH) and sustainability, thereby reflecting the wealth of literature in the field. Featured are environmental and physical/chemical data on more than 200 compounds, including pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides.