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Brominated Diphenyl Ethers - Environmental health criteria 162
This Environmental Health Criteria monograph on brominated diphenyl ethers has been prepared as part of an overview on the impact of a number of flame retardants on human health and the environment. The group of polybrominated ...
Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Terphenyls (Second Edition) - Environmental Health Criteria 140
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were discovered before the turn of the century and their usefulness for industry, because of their physical properties, was recognized early. The PCBs have been used commercially, since ...
Polybrominated Biphenyls - Environmental Health Criteria 152
The term polybrominated biphenyls or polybromobiphenyls (PBBs) refers to a group of halogenated hydrocarbons, formed by substituting hydrogen by bromine in biphenyl. PBBs are not known to occur as natural products. They ...
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Polychlorinated Terphenyls (PCTs) Health and Safety Guide 68
The PCBs are chlorinated hydrocarbons that are manufactured commercially by the progressive chlorination of biphenyl in the presence of a suitable catalyst (e.g., iron chloride). Depending on the reaction conditions, the ...