PCBs


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PCBs

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

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Similarly, concentrations of PCBs and diphtheria antibodies were inversely correlated in blood from 18-month-olds, the team reports in the August PLoS Medicine.
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Selected Aroclors in transformer oil were analyzed by GC-ECD to determine a detection limit of PCBs, as Aroclors, in the transformer oil.
The unit destroys PCBs with heat, which drives off the volatiles and then runs them through a process, Dekker says.
The researchers had expected the women to have high PCB and mercury levels because they lived in the polluted St.
If the goals are mainly charitable, the treatment of charities as PCBs, as well as the difficulty in using S charitable deductions, may make the ESBT a poor choice.
A study published September 12, 1996, in the New England Journal of Medicine confirmed that children exposed to low levels of PCBs in the womb grow up with low IQs, poor reading comprehension, difficulty paying attention, and memory problems.
There is no longer any doubt that PCBs present a threat to human health and the environment.
Five toxic waste incinerators dispose of PCBs in the United States - two in Texas, two in Utah and one in Kansas.
The American Academy of Pediatrics doesn't encourage the testing of breast milk for PCBs.
One of the greatest dangers from PCBs occurs after a transformer fire, when poisonous toxins, carried by soot and smoke, can often contaminate the entire building.
Despite the attention given polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBS) in the media, industry experts estimate nearly 100,000 PCB transformers are still in service.