Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Consumer Products
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|Description||Ecology evaluated the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls in 201 consumer products. We specifically looked at products likely contaminated with PCBs through the manufacturing process. Many chemicals contain low levels of PCB contaminants due to use of chlorine in the manufacturing process, recent studies have shown a PCB presence in pigments and dyes used in consumer products as well. The study evaluates whether consumer products contain PCBs as a contaminant and if found, the contribution from organic pigments and dyes. It also evaluates the range and amounts of PCBs found in consumer products.|
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|Keywords||PCB, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), product testing|
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