PCBs


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PCBs

(1) Polychlorinated biphenyls. (2) Pollution control bond.

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Animal studies have indicated that dioxins, pollutants that chemically resemble certain PCBs, affect the developing immune system.
5 mg/kg; and for PCBs as total PCBs, limits of detection range from 0.
The first draft of federal regulations to phase out PCB materials in use and in storage will come at the end of the year, says Dan McCormack, TCI's environmental consultant for regulatory affairs.
1361(e)(2), a PCB is defined as, "with respect to any period, any person who at any time during such period is entitled to, or at the discretion of any person may receive, a distribution from the principal or income of the trust.
But the polar bears' and seals' body fats are laced with dioxin and PCBs that have been released by industries at the lower latitudes.
Owners of PCB transformers need to properly handle this hazardous chemical.
Reversing a 16-year-old ban, the Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to allow thousands of tons of highly toxic PCB compounds to be brought into the United States for incineration.
With retrofit or retrofill, the owner is responsible for the safe and compliant removal and transportation of all PCB liquids and contaminated materials.
There are numerous restrictions placed on PCB transformers (those containing 500 ppm PCBS or more).
The current study is consistent with an earlier rat study published in the April 2004 issue of EHP, which found that PCBs interfered directly with fetal TH receptor signaling, as opposed to reducing circulating maternal TH levels.
and his colleagues fed various doses of PCBs to Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) living in laboratory tanks.
Many of the chemicals that concentrate in breast milk -- including DDT, some PCBs and dioxins -- are among a growing list of pesticides and industrial chemicals that mimic the hormone estrogen.