Immeasurable danger from PCBs

10:17 | 13/12/2013 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Polyclobiphenyl (PCB) is one of the 22 Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) which has been used as an ideal additive in some industries such as insulated oil of transformers and capacitors, hydraulic oil, paint and printing ink. However, PCBs have not been produced since the 1970s after the toxicity to human’s health and the environment was discovered.

Laborers are well-equipped when coming into contact with devices containing PCBs