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The representative persistent organic compounds were hexachlorobenzene (HCB, 99%), a typical polychlorinated hydrocarbon and two polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): phenanthrene (PHE, 97%) and fluoranthene (FLU, 98%) purchased from Sigma-Aldrich, Germany.
5) HCB = hexachlorobenzene, [alpha]-HCH = [alpha]-hexachlorocyclohexane, sum PCB = sum 24 polychlorinated biphenyl congeners.
The concentrations of aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, DDT, hexachlorocyclohexane, and hexachlorobenzene remained below the established target values in all bottom sediments.
They are subjected to strict controls under the Stockholm Convention which forbids or limits the production, use and marketing of twelve POPs: DDT, aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, chlordane, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, toxaphene, polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, and furans was transposed into European Community law by Regulation 850/2004EC.
The polymerization process used to manufacture a new range of crystal-clear and colored acrylic molding compounds for automotive signal lights uses neither tetrachlorophthalic anhydride (TCPA) nor hexachlorobenzene (HCB).
Within this sequence, contamination in the sediment increased 10-fold for the pesticide hexachlorobenzene and 25-fold for mercury.
To the dismay of Beyond Pesticides, penta's revised risk assessment neglects to take into account two highly hazardous constitutents: dioxins and hexachlorobenzene (HCB).
Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) was also used as a pesticide until 1965 as well as in other products like fireworks.
THE DIRTY DOZEN: aldrin mirex chlordane toxaphene DDT polychlorinated dieldrin biphenols (PCBs) endrin hexachlorobenzene heptachlor dioxins furans
In the book's first section, the authors explain the situation in the Arctic and the risks to human health arising from POPs (aldrin, chlordane, DDT, diel-drin, dioxins, endrin, furans, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, PCBs and toxaphene).
In one of five products claiming to contain Korean ginseng, a high amount of the pesticide hexachlorobenzene was found.