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Main Title Criteria document for PCBs /
Author Nisbet, Ian C. T.
CORP Author Massachusetts Audubon Society, Lincoln.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Planning and Standards.
Publisher Massachusetts Audubon Society,
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA/440-9-76-021; EPA-68-01-4154
Stock Number PB-255 397
OCLC Number 02988207
Subjects Polychlorinated biphenyls--Environmental aspects ; Polychlorinated biphenyls--Toxicology ; Commercial products--Toxicology
Additional Subjects Toxicology ; Water pollution ; Environmental impacts ; Industrial wastes ; Particles ; Physical properties ; Manufacturing ; Combustion products ; Chemical industry ; Industrial plants ; Chemical properties ; Solubility ; Liver ; Effluents ; Photochemical reactions ; Diphenyls ; Air pollution ; Vaporizing ; Degradation ; Stability ; Concentration(Composition) ; Furans ; Biochemistry ; Marine atmospheres ; Metabolism ; Field tests ; Public health ; Fishes ; Birds ; Soil analysis ; Sediments ; Marine microorganisms ; Absorption(Biology) ; Enzymes ; Biphenyl/chloro ; Water pollution effects(Plants) ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Furan/dibenzo ; Aroclors ; Laboratory tests ; Bioaccumulation ; Environmental persistence ; Polychlorinated phenylo
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 440-9-76-021 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/01/2016
EJED  EPA 440/9-76-021 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 02/26/1999
ELAD  EPA 440-9-76-021 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 06/01/2010
ELBD  EPA 440-9-76-021 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/17/2003
ERAM  EPA 440/9-76-021 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 12/27/2016
NTIS  PB-255 397 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation v, 574 pages in various pagings : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction--(Principal sources of information, Uses and releases of PCBs into the environment, PCB mixtures and contaminants: the problem of evaluation); Chemical and physical properties--(Nomenclature of chlorobiphenyls and isomers, Manufacture and nomenclature of commercial PCB mixtures, Constitution of Aroclor mixtures, Constitution of other commercial mixtures, Occurrence of certain substitution patterns in PCB mixtures, Physical properties of chlorobiphenyls and PCB mixtures, Physical properties of chlorinated dibenzofurans, Chemical properties of chlorobiphenyls and commercial mixtures); Toxic effects--(Effects on microbial systems, Effects on phytoplankton, Effects on aquatic invertebrates, Effects on fish, Effects on birds, Toxic effects in mammals--acute and subacute studies, Toxicity of PCDFs in mammals and the role of PCDFs in the toxicity of commercial PCBs--(Chronic effects of PCBs in mammals and effects on reproduction, Enzyme induction and other effects on the liver, Induction of porphyria, Miscellaneous biochemical effects, Immunosuppressive effects, Carcinogenic and co-carcinogenic effects, Mutagenic and teratogenic effects, Effects in humans); Environmental fate and effects--(Persistence, metabolism and fate, Bio-accumulation and bio-magnification, Presence in the aquatic environment, Effects on biota and natural ecosystems, Potential effects in the human population).
Issued also as Environmental protection technology series ; EPA -440/9-76-021. Includes errata PCB Criteria Document. "EPA/440-9-76-021." "July 1976." "Criteria document PCBs"--Cover Includes bibliographical references.