The atmospheric half-lives for photodegradation are dependent on the degree of chlorination. ... the phenyl rings to produce carbon dioxide, water, and chloride ions through a chlorinated benzoic acid intermediate, ... Several dozen such events have occurred around the world, none of which have resulted in documented human health effects, but many of which have cost millions of dollars to cleanup.
|Title||:||PCBs: Recent Advances in Environmental Toxicology and Health Effects|
|Author||:||Larry W. Robertson, Larry G. Hansen|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky -|