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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Public health implications of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment|
|Author||Kucewicz, William P.|
|Publisher||American Council on Science and Health,|
|Subjects||Polychlorinated biphenyls--Toxicology ; Polychlorinated biphenyls--Environmental aspects|
|Collation||53 p. ; 28 cm.|
A position paper of the American Council on Science and Health. Based on the publication by Gilbert L. Ross, M.D.: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 59 (2004) 275-291. Includes bibliographical references.
Executive summary.-- Introduction.-- Brief history of PCBs.-- Occupational and environmental exposure.-- Results of laboratory animal studies.-- Exposure-related effects in humans.-- Do PCBs "disrupt" endocrine systems?-- PCBs in the environment and human exposure.-- PCB concentrations in environmental compartments. PCBs in fish and other foods.-- Decline in the human body burden.-- Federal PCB-related regulations.-- What is being done to clean up PCBs?-- What is all this costing?-- Conclusion.-- References.