Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB"s) in municipal wastewaters

an assessment of the problem in the Canadian lower Great Lakes by Earl E. Shannon

Publisher: Obtained from Training and Technology Transfer Division (Water), Environmental Protection Service, Environment Canada, Publisher: Obtained from Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Pollution Control Branch in Ottawa, Ont, Toronto, Ont

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  • Great Lakes Watershed (North America),
  • Ontario.
  • Subjects:

    • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- Great Lakes Watershed (North America),
    • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- Ontario.,
    • Sewage disposal plants -- Ontario.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby E.E. Shannon, F.J. Ludwig, and I. Valdmanis.
      SeriesResearch report ;, no. 49, Research report (Research Program for the Abatement of Municipal Pollution (Canada)) ;, no. 49.
      ContributionsLudwig, F. J., Valdmanis, I.
      LC ClassificationsTD427.P65 S43 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2579390M
      ISBN 100662003446
      LC Control Number85126560

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This volume of the IARC Monographs provides evaluations of the carcinogenicity of polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls. Polychlorinated biphenyls are a class of aromatic compounds comprising congeners, each containing 1 to 10 chlorine atoms attached to a biphenyl nucleus.

Polychlorinated biphenyls are a class of aromatic compounds comprising congeners, each containing 1 to 10 chlorine atoms attached to a biphenyl nucleus. Technical products, which were manufactured to obtain a Polychlorinated biphenyls book degree of chlorination, are mixtures of numerous congeners.

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This volume of the IARC Monographsprovides evaluations of the carcinogenicity of polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls. Polychlorinated biphenyls are a class of aromatic compounds comprising congeners, each containing 1 to 10 chlorine atoms attached to a biphenyl nucleus.

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) * comprise a class of nonpolar chlorinated hydrocarbons with a biphenyl nucleus in which any or all of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by chlorine. 1 Commercial PCB’s are mixtures of isomers of chlorinated biphenyls exhibiting varying degrees of chlorination.

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It plays a role in how your page is seen by search engine crawlers, and how it appears in SERPs. A polychlorinated biphenyl is an organic chlorine compound with the formula C12H10−xClx.

Polychlorinated biphenyls were once widely deployed as dielectric and coolant fluids in electrical apparatus, carbonless copy paper and in heat transfer fluids.

Because of their longevity, PCBs are still widely in use, even though their manufacture has declined drastically since the s, when a host of Chemical formula: C₁₂H10−xClₓ.

Glenn W. Johnson, M. Coreen Hamilton, in Environmental Forensics, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a class of chlorinated organic chemicals that are used for a variety of industrial and commercial purposes.

Polychlorinated biphenyl. (POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS) CAS#: PDF Version, KB. This Public Health Statement is the summary chapter from the Toxicological Profile for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). It is one in a series of Public Health Statements about hazardous substances and their health effects.

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