Radiation-induced degradation of trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene in drinking water.

@article{Gehringer1985RadiationinducedDO,
  title={Radiation-induced degradation of trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene in drinking water.},
  author={Peter Gehringer and Ehrhard Proksch and W Szinovatz},
  journal={The International journal of applied radiation and isotopes},
  year={1985},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={313-4}
}
The gamma-radiation degradation of trace amounts (70-440 ppb) of trichloroethylene and tetrachloroethylene in drinking water has been investigated. The doses necessary to reduce the pollutant concentration to 1 ppb are in the order of 1 kGy.