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Hazardous Chemicals

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The Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Safeguard provides guidance for workers who may come into contact with Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs).

PCBs is the common name for a family of chlorinated organic chemicals that contain many individual compounds with varying levels of toxicity. Because of their insulating and thermal stability properties, PCBs have been widely used as coolants and lubricants in transformers, capacitors and other electrical equipment.