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    Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls on the Environment

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    What are Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs)? What are the manners for potential exposure to PCBs? What are the Health Effects from exposure to PCBs?

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    Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) refers collectively to a group of organic chemical compounds which are either generally odourless or mildly aromatic solids or viscous oily liquids. PCBs have a wide range of applications including being used as components in coolants, adhesives, fire retardants and in numerous dielectric applications and heat transfer systems.

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    Polychlorinated biphenyls have a varied past and their effects on the environment continue today. This problems explores some of the past and future of these compounds.