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Main Title Environmental transport and transformation of polychlorinated biphenyls /
Author Leifer, A. ; Brink, R. H. ; Thom, G. C. ; Partymiller, K G.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances.
Publisher United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances,
Year Published 1983
Report Number EPA 560/5-83-025
Stock Number PB84-142579
Subjects Polychlorinated biphenyls.
Additional Subjects Transport properties ; Water pollution ; Air pollution ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Reaction kinetics ; Chemical properties ; Vapor pressure ; Hydrolysis ; Photolysis ; Oxidation ; Biodeterioration ; Adsorption ; Soils ; Sediments ; Polychlorinated biphenyls ; Path of pollutants ; Air-water interfaces ; Aroclors ; Toxic substances ; Bioaccumulation ; Water pollution effects(Animals)
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NTIS  PB84-142579 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 1 volume (various pagings)
Abstract
This report summarizes the environmental transport and transformation of polychlorinated biphenyls and contains nine separate chapters describing water solubility and octanol/water partition coefficient, vapor pressure, Henry's law constant and volatility from water, adsorption (sorption) to soils and sediments, bioconcentration in fish, atmospheric oxidation, hydrolysis and oxidation in water, photolysis, and biodegradation. In the preparation of each of these chapters, the emphasis has been on obtaining experimental data on environmentally relevant rate constants and equilibrium constants for these processes/properties for individual PCB congeners and Arochlors. If no experimental data were found, then estimation techniques were used wherever possible to obtain values for the rate constants or equilibrium constants for each individual congener or for groups of congeners (i.e., for monochloro-, dichloro-, trichloro-, etc., biphenyls). It must be emphasized that these estimates of rates for transport and transformation involved simplifying assumptions and thus these data should not be regarded as precise but rather as a best estimate based on the available data.
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"December 1983." Includes bibliographies. Microfiche.