polychlorinated love



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  • adj. Having many hydrogen atoms replaced by chlorine.


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  • CDDs are a family of 75 different compounds commonly referred to as polychlorinated dioxins.

    Public Health Statement for Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins (CDDs)

  • Chemicals called polychlorinated biphenyls PCBs, once widely used in adhesives, paints, lubricants, electric insulators, and printing inks, can cause skin discoloration, liver disorders, cancer, and developmental delays in children.


  • But at issue here is something known as polychlorinated biphenols.

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  • Bottlenose dolphins off the coast of Georgia have been found to have the highest levels of contaminants known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) ever detected in marine animals.

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  • Lawsuit Claims Unsafe PCB Levels In Fish Oil lawsuit brought by environmentalists in California claims popular brands of fish oil dietary supplements contain unsafe and illegal levels of the carcinogenic chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and that the manufacturers use deceptive labeling to trick consumers, CBS station KPIX-TV reports.

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  • PCBs - a group of chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls - even at sub-trace levels, merit warning labels.

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  • Research published by the Environmental Working Group (July 30, 2003) indicates that farmed salmon poses a cancer risk because it may be carrying high levels of carcinogenic chemicals called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

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  • These include pesticides, brominated flame retardants, dioxins, and some related compounds known as polychlorinated biphenyls.

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  • Examples would include toxic organic compounds such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or benzene.

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  • Millstream said the oil used had not been tested for dioxins such as polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs because these had been banned in the 1970s.

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