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Another term for haloform.See also haloform
- ‘The 3 studies using routine measurements of trihalomethanes constituted a homogeneous group.’
- ‘The protective effect of both rural residence and use of well water suggests less exposure to chlorine-treated water among people with lower blood levels of trihalomethanes.’
- ‘Compounds known as trihalomethanes are formed and have been identified as potentially cancer-causing.’
- ‘However, when chlorine combines with other materials in water, it forms chloroform and related chemicals called trihalomethanes.’
- ‘Some, including trihalomethanes, as well as many pesticides, herbicides, and industrial solvents are regulated by the government.’
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