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Table 5 List of chemicals used in analyses

From: Permitted water pollution discharges and population cancer and non-cancer mortality: toxicity weights and upstream discharge effects in US rural-urban areas

  Chemical Name Toxicity Weight
Non-carcinogens 2,4-Dinitrophenol 500
  1,1,1-Trichloroethane 0.5
  Methoxychlor 200
  1,1-Dichloroethylene 20
  Hexachlorocyclopentadiene 170
  Dinoseb 1000
  2,4-D 200
  o-Dichlorobenzene 11
  1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane 5000
  Styrene 5
  Toluene 13
  Chlorobenzene 50
  Phenol 3.3
  1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 100
  Xylene 5
  Carbofuran 1200
  Atrazine 56
  Lead 18000
  Manganese 7.1
  Mercury 10000
  Nickel 20
  Thallium 14000
  Antimony 2500
  Barium 5
  Beryllium 500
  Cadmium 2000
  Chromium 330
  Copper 1500
  Selenium 200
  Chlorine 10
Carcinogens Lindane 110000
  Benzene 55000
  1,1,2-Trichloroethane 5700
  Ethylbenzene 1100
  p-Dichlorobenzene 2400
  Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 14000
  Polychlorinated biphenyls 2000000
  Arsenic 1500000