Polybrominated biphenyls / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization
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World Health Organization & International Programme on Chemical Safety. (1994). Polybrominated biphenyls / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/39263
Environmental health criteria ; 152
DescriptionSummary and evaluation, conclusions and recommendations in French and Spanish
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World Health Organization; International Programme on Chemical Safety (1993)Evaluates the vast body of evidence demonstrating the serious threat to human and environmental health posed by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). These chemicals, which are now ubiquitous in the environment, have been used commercially since 1930 as dielectric and heat-exchange fluids and in a variety of other applications. Over 1,300 studies were critically assessed. The book also contains a brief review of the limited data on polychlorinated terphenyls. A section devoted to the environmental behaviour of PCBs assesses the mechanisms by which ...