Mandatory Testing of PCBs in Schools

What Are PCBs?


Overview Information on PCBs


Background on PCB - US EPA

An Overall History of PCBs- When were Health Problems Detetcted-

ATSDR: PCB Toxicity

Current Intelligence Bulletin 7- CDC NIOSH

Toxic Substances Portal - PCBs - ATSDR

Delaware River Basin Commision

PCB Congeners - US EPA

Studies on Exposure Pathways and Health Effects of PCBs

Blood Pressure in Relation to Concentrations of PCB Congeners and Chlorinated Pesticides ,,, Environmental Health Perspective 2010

What are the Health Efects - EPA Web Site

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): Routes of Exposure and Effects on Human Health
-David Carpenter M.D.

Carcinogenicity of "non-dioxinlike" polychlorinated biphenyls - Crit Rev Toxicol. 2006 Oct;36(9):663-9

Vaccines less effective in kids exposed to PCBs ,,, Environmental Health Perspectives

10-year PCB Guideline--attempt to balance hygienic and medical/environmental-toxicological views Gesundheitswesen. 2005 Nov; 67(11):809-19

Estimating the half-lives of PCB congeners in former capacitor workers measured over a 28-year interval.. NYS Department of Health 2010

Biphenyls in Outdoor and Indoor Air and Soil in a Major U.K. Conurbation ... Environmental Science & Technology 2007

Concentrations and Chiral Signatures of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Outdoor and Indoor Air and Soil in a Major U.K. Conurbation - Synopsis

PCBs ... WHO 2000

PCBs cause abnormalities similar to defects in autistic kids - LA Times May 2007

Comparison of Poychlorinated Biphenyl Concentrations in Indoor and Outdoor and the Potential Significance of Inhalation as a Human Exposure Pathway ... Environmental Science & Technology 1998

Human Health Risks from PCBs -

Effects of PCB Exposure on Neuropsychological Function in Children
- Environmental Health Perspective

Public Health Implications of Exposure To Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Neuropsychological effects of chronic low-dose exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): A cross-sectional study - Environmental Health

PCBs in the Environment and Their Extensive Effects on Fetuses and Children - University of Michigan
PCBs, Fungicide Open Brain Cells to Parkinson's Assault - University of Rochester Medical Center

Risk Assessment of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) In Indoor Air
- California EPA

Concentrations of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Blood and the Risk for Testicular Cancer - Int. Journal of Andrology

Environmental PCB Exposure and Risk of Endometriosis - Human Reproduction

Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Menstrual Cycle Characteristics- Epidemiology. 2005 March

Respiratory disease in relation to patient residence near to hazardous waste sites _Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 2004

PCB in interiors - a relevant health risk? - Gesundheitswesen. 2004 Feb

Effects of PCB Exposure on Neuropsychological Function in Children - Environ Health Perspect. 2003

Polychlorinated Biphenyls: Human Health Aspects - Concise International Chemical Assessment

Polychlorinated biphenyls--toxicology and health risk

PCB-blood levels in teachers, working in PCB-contaminated schools - Chemosphere. 2000

Evidence for increased internal exposure to lower chlorinated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in pupils attending a contaminated school. - Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2004

Polychlorinated Biphenyls Disturb Differentiation of Normal Human Neural Progenitor Cells: Clue for Involvement of Thyroid Hormone Receptors. - Environmental Health Perspectives 2005

Management of indoor air pollution by polychlorinated biphenyl compounds exemplified by two Hagen schools - Gesundheitswesen. 1994

Human biomonitoring of polychlorinated biphenyls in 130 exposed elementary school children
- Gesundheitswesen. 1999

Human biomonitoring of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes in teachers working in a PCB-contaminated school - Chemosphere. 2002

Intellectual Impairment in Children Exposed to Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Utero - New England Journal of Medicine 1996

Fetal Brain Damage, Developmental Delays and Intellectual Impairment as a Result of Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyl [PCB] in Pregnancy - "The Consumer Law Page

Reassessment of the carcinogenicity of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Journal Toxicol Environ Health.

Toxicity equivalency factors for PCBs? - Qual Assur. 1991

The Environment and Male Fertility: Recent Research on Emerging Chemicals and Semen Quality
- Semin Reprod Med 2006

Comparison of polychlorinated biphenyl levels across studies of human neurodevelopment. (Research) - Environmental Health Perspectives; 1/1/2003

Neuropsychological effects of chronic low-dose exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): A cross-sectional study - Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source 2005

Aroclor 1242 Inhalation and Ingestion By Sprague-Dawley Rats - Albany University School of Public Health

Pollutants may curb efficacy of childhood vaccines ... Science News September 1, 2006

PCBs and cognitive functioning of Mohawk adolescents. ... Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2006

Disrupting effects of hydroxy-polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners on neuronal development of cerebellar Purkinje cells: A possible causal factor for developmental brain disorders ... Chemosphere. 2007

Polychlorinated biphenyl-induced reduction of dopamine transporter expression as a precursor to Parkinson's disease-associated dopamine toxicity. ... Toxicol Sci. 2006 Aug;92(2):490-9. Epub 2006 May 15

Polychlorinated biphenyls induce proinflammatory cytokine release and dopaminergic dysfunction: Protection in interleukin-6 knockout mice ... J Neuroimmunol. 2007 Jan 15

Associations Between Prenatal Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Neonatal Thyroid- Stimulating Hormone Levels in a Mexican-American Population, Salinsa Valley, California ... Environmental Health Perspective November 01, 2008

PCB and dioxin-like PCB in indoor air of public buildings contaminated with different PCB sources--deriving toxicity equivalent concentrations from standard PCB congeners ... Chemosphere. 2007 April

PCB Source Identification Palo Alto Water Quality Control Plant October 1997

Medical study finds PCBs problems in east Alabama city ... 2008

Fact Sheet: PCBs in New York City School Buildings ... NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene

A cohort study of in utero polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposures in relation
to secondary sex ratio
... Enviromental Health Perspectives July 2008

Mount Sinai PCB Fact Sheet ... April 2008

PCBs affect learning by stunting brain nerve development... Sept. 2008

Understanding Population and Individual Risk Assessment: The Case of Polychlorinated Biphenyls ... Peter Shields MD 2006

Diminished Protection? Early Childhood PCB Exposure and Reduced Immune Response to Vaccinations ... October 2010

Dioxin-like PCB in indoor air contaminated with different sources -2004



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