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Polychlorinated biphenyls and terphenyls.

Polychlorinated biphenyls and terphenyls.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Toxicology.,
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Polychlorinated terphenyls -- Toxicology.,
  • Polychlorinated terphenyls -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 72-85.

    SeriesEnvironmental health criteria ;, 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1242.P7 P64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p. ;
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4276476M
    ISBN 109241540621
    LC Control Number78302093

    Introduction Prohibitions and requirements for handling polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and PCB-containing items are contained in Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part , Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Manufacturing, Processing, Distribution in Commerce, and Use federal regulations are promulgated under Sec. 6(e) of the Toxic . Polychlorinated Biphenyls, also known as PCBs, are a group of synthetic chemicals that are similar in structure with different degrees of chlorination. How are they used? PCBs were not manufactured in Canada, but were used in a wide range of industrial activities. PCBs were used as dielectrics in electrical transformers and capacitors, as heat.

    This statistic illustrates the value of mixtures and preparations containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated terphenyls (PCTs) or polybrominated biphenyls . To date much of the biomonitoring related to exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine (OC) pesticides is from middle to high income countries, including the U.S., Canada and Europe, but such data are lacking for the majority of low to middle income countries. Using data from 64 pregnant mothers who were enrolled in , we aimed to assess the .

    Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a group of man-made organic chemicals and have been widely used as coolants and lubricants in transformers, capacitors, and other electrical equipment. Food contamination is probably the single most significant source of human exposure. Studies in humans and animals have indicated that neurological development is one of the primary . Polychlorinated biphenyls, also known as PCBs, are comprised of two attached benzene rings (biphenyl) with one to ten chlorines (x+y) distributed on the two rings. Biphenyls, Terphenyls, Naphthalenes, Dibenzodioxins and Related Products, Ed. Kimbrough, R.D.. Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Amsterdam, pp. ,


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"This book evaluates the vast body of evidence demonstrating the serious threat to human and environmental health posed by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) (over studies were critically assessed). The book also contains a brief review of the limited data available for polychlorinated terphenyls.".

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Summaries in French and Spanish. "International Programme on Chemical Safety"--Cover. "Published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization"--Cover.

The book also contains a brief review of the limited data on polychlorinated terphenyls. A section devoted to the environmental behaviour of PCBs assesses the mechanisms by which these highly persistent chemicals, previously introduced into the environment, are gradually being redistributed towards increased contamination of the marine environment.

Polychlorinated terphenyls (PCTs) have been produced over the same period as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), but in fold lower quantities (ca. 60, tons in total). A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) is an organic chlorine compound with the formula C 12 H 10−x Cl lorinated 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. The book is divided into three parts: chemistry and environmental contamination; experimental toxicology; and human exposure and effects.

Because of the great deal of interest in these compounds much new research work has been conducted since the first edition of this book. Purchase Halogenated Biphenyls, Terphenyls, Naphthalenes, Dibenzodioxins and Related Products - 2nd Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNPOLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBs) AND POLYCHLORINATED TERPHENYLS (PCTs) HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDE This is a companion volume to Environmental Health Criteria Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Terphenyls (Second Edition) Publish~d by the World Health Organization for the International Programme on Chemical Safety.

possible PCB congeners [20]. Characteristics Of PCTs For Commercial Use Polychlorinated Terphenyls (PCTs) are yellow resins that have a number of qualities which make them useful for industrial purposes. These qualities are similar to Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), and PCTs have also been used as PCB substitutes.

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), a class of hazardous pollutants, are difficult to dissipate in the natural environment. In this study, a cyanobacterial strain Anabaena PD-1 showed good resistance against PCB congeners.

Compared to a control group, chlorophyll a content decreased % and % when Anabaena PD-1 was exposed to 2 and 5 mg/L PCBs for 7 d. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been produced commercially since be­ fore They proved to be highly versatile mixtures and their uses continued to expand during the early 's even after the unanticipated world-wide en­ vironmental contamination had been discovered (Jensen et aI., ; Koeman et aI., ).Manufacturer: Springer.

Polychlorinated terphenyls (PCTs) have been produced over the same period as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), but in fold lower quantities (ca.

60, tons in total). The production of PCTs has been terminated in most countries in the mids. The chemical industry is increasingly faced with problems arizing from chemicals produced during the manufacture of halogenated biphenyls or phenols.

Knowledge of these chemicals and their destructive properties is sporadic, and the acute toxicity of this group varies widely. This informative revised edition presents the chemistry, environmental pollution problems, animal.

Introduction. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a class of organic synthetic chemicals with one to ten chlorine atoms attached to the biphenyl ring, that were used in a variety of commercial applications ().Because of their persistence in the environment, PCBs are ubiquitous and accumulate in lipid tissues of living organisms.

Inthe World Health Organization published Environmental Health Criteria 2: Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and terphenyls (PCTs) (WHO, ), discussing and evaluating the data then available on exposure levels and the effects of PCBs and PCTs on human beings, and, to a lesser extent, on the environment.

Polychlorinated Biphenyls: A Report 1st US - 1st Printing Edition by National Research Council (Author) ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB; chemical formula for a PCB is C 12 H x Cl x. of the different PCB arrangements and orientations are used commercially. Polychlorinated biphenyls were widely used as According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), PCBs cause cancer in animals and are probable human carcinogens.

Polychlorinated biphenyls: 1 pound: "X" indicates that this is a second name for an EPCRA section chemical already included on this consolidated list. May also indicate that the same chemical with the same CAS number appears. In the 50 years or so that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were manufactured in the USA and elsewhere, they were widely used in numerous applications because of their desirable properties.

The purpose of this paper is to review and summarize in one place the factual information about the uses of PCBs, as well as to correct some misconceptions that. Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Terphenyls. 2 nd Ed. Environmental Health Criteria Geneva: World Health Organization.

Zell, M., and hmiter. Baseline studies of the global pollution. III. Trace analysis of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) by glass capillary gas chromatography in environmental samples of different trophic levels.sludge, treated biowaste and soil - determination of polychlorinated biphenyls (pcb) by gas chromatography with mass selective detection (gc-ms) and gas chromatography with electron-capture detection (gc-ecd) i.s.

en mineral insulating oils in electrical equipment - supervision and maintenance guidance (iec (eqv)).Cecil HC, Harris SJ, Bitman H. Effects of polychlorinated biphenyls and terphenyls and polybrominated biphenyls on pentobarbital sleeping times of Japanese quail.

Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. ; 3 (2)– Ahotupa M, Aitio A. Effect of chlorinated naphthalenes and terphenyls on the activities of drug metabolizing enzymes in rat liver.