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Focus on: PCBs in Building Materials

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
21-04-030July 2021August 2021
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Author(s) Washington State Department of Ecology
Description Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are synthetic chemicals manufactured in the United States between 1929 and 1979. They were intentionally added to capacitors, light ballasts, and other building materials to improve flexibility, adhesion, and durability.
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Keywords persistent, bioaccumulative toxics, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), toxic chemicals, PCBs, dangerous waste

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