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Polychlorinated Biphenyls

Industrial products consisting of a mixture of chlorinated biphenyl congeners and isomers. These compounds are highly lipophilic and tend to accumulate in fat stores of animals. Many of these compounds are considered toxic and potential environmental pollutants.

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): D02.309.750, D02.455.426.559.389.185.698, D02.455.526.439.773

MeSH Unique ID: D011078

Registry Number: DFC2HB4I0K

Entry Terms:

  • Biphenyls, Polychlorinated
  • Polychlorobiphenyl Compounds
  • Compounds, Polychlorobiphenyl
  • PCBs
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyl
  • Biphenyl, Polychlorinated

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