Polychlorinated biphenyls: En40-230/1-1997E-PDF

scientific justification.

"The analysis presented in this report is based on the information summarized in recent reviews and in the primary scientific literature. The synopsis summarizes the findings of the assessment. A brief background on PCBs is presented in Section 2. The assessment of whether PCBs meet the criteria for management under Track 1 is in Section 3. Expert judgement was used to analyze the scientific and technical evidence available for this substance, and a conclusion was drawn using the accumulated weight of evidence to establish whether the criteria of the TSMP have been met. In releasing this report, the federal government is offering interested parties the opportunity to comment on the analysis conducted and the conclusions presented herein"--Introduction.

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Department/Agency Environment Canada.
Title Polychlorinated biphenyls
Subtitle scientific justification.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Biphényles polychlorés. "March 1997." "Candidate substance for management under track 1 of the toxic substances management policy".
Date 1997.
Number of Pages vi, 16 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • En40-230/1-1997E-PDF
Subject Terms Toxic substances, Environmental management