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  1. Dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1559

    GENERAL INFORMATION Dioxin is an organic solid of white crystalline needles. Dioxin is not produced or used commercially in the United States. It is a contaminant formed in the production of some chlorinated organic compounds, including a few herbicides s ...

  2. Benzo(a)pyrene (PAH)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1550

    GENERAL INFORMATION Benzo(a)pyrene is one of a group of compounds called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. They are not produced or used commercially but are very commonly found since they are formed as a result of incomplete combustion of organic materia ...

  3. Mercury (inorganic)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1522

    GENERAL INFORMATION Mercury is a liquid metal found in natural deposits such as ores containing other elements. The major sources of mercury in drinking water are erosion of natural deposits; discharge from refineries and factories; runoff from landfills; ...

  4. New USDA Program Available in Ohio Hopes to Address Farm Transition Issue

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/thu-07152010-1543/new-usda-program-available-ohio-hopes-address-farm-transition-issue

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  5. Trichloroethylene (TCE)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1594

    GENERAL INFORMATION Trichloroethylene, a volatile organic chemical, is a colorless or blue liquid with a chloroform-like odor. Trichloroethylene is primarily used to remove grease from fabricated metal parts and in the production of some textiles. The maj ...

  6. 1,2-Dichloroethane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1582

    GENERAL INFORMATION 1,2-Dichloroethane is a colorless, oily, organic liquid with a sweet, chloroform-like odor. The greatest use of 1,2-dichloroethane is in making chemicals involved in plastics, rubber and synthetic textile fibers. Other uses include: as ...

  7. p-Dichlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1581

    GENERAL INFORMATION para-Dichlorobenzene is an organic solid of white crystals with a mothball-like odor. p-Dichlorobenzene is used mainly as an insecticidal fumigant against clothes moths and as a deodorant for garbage and restrooms. It is also used as a ...

  8. o-Dichlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1580

    GENERAL INFORMATION ortho-Dichlorobenzene is a colorless organic liquid with a pleasant, aromatic odor. The greatest use of o-dichlorobenzene is as a chemical intermediate for making agricultural chemicals, primarily herbicides. Other present and past use ...

  9. Chlorobenzene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1579

    GENERAL INFORMATION Chlorobenzene is a colorless organic liquid with a faint, almond-like odor. Chlorobenzene is used in the manufacture of other organic chemicals, dyestuffs and insecticides. It is also used a solvent for adhesives, drugs, rubber, paints ...

  10. Carbon tetrachloride

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1578

    GENERAL INFORMATION Carbon tetrachloride is a clear heavy organic liquid with a sweet aromatic odor similar to chloroform. Most carbon tetrachloride is used to make chlorofluorocarbon propellants and refrigerants, though this has been declining steadily. ...

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