Accession Number : ADD006491

Title :   Method of Oxidative Degradation of Phosphorous Esters.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mill ,Theodore ; Gould ,Constance W ; Epstein ,Joseph ; Schiff,Leon J

Report Date : 22 Aug 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A method for oxidatively degrading organophosphorous esters to phosphoric acid, carbon dioxide and water through the use of a source of free hydroxy radicals saturation of the resulting solution with oxygen and subsequent irradiation with UV radiation between 220 and 280 nm. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *ORGANIC PHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS, *ESTERS, IRRADIATION, OXIDATION, DECOMPOSITION, DEGRADATION, PHOSPHORIC ACIDS, CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER, OXYGEN, ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ultraviolet Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE