Latest Polychlorinated biphenyl Stories
Two notorious Great Lakes invadersâ€”the zebra mussel and the round gobyâ€”now play a central role in transferring toxic chemicals called PCBs up the food chain and into Saginaw Bay walleyes, one of that region's most popular sport fish.
FLEETWOOD, Pa., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in product safety testing and certification, announced today that Microtek Laboratories, a provider of engineering and testing services, has signed a Preferred Partner Agreement with UL.
The Inner Harbour on the Cataraqui River in Kingston, Ont., has mercury levels in sediment more than two times the Canadian government's most severe effect limits, according to a Queen's University study.
SALT LAKE CITY, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. announced today that its fish oil products fully comply with California's stringent safety requirement regarding PCB contamination.
WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Naturals announced today that the company's products surpass all PCB standards set by California's Proposition 65, the GOED voluntary monograph, and all international standards.
HOUSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, is disappointed that plaintiffs in California have filed a lawsuit yesterday against eight dietary supplement brands and retailers.
University of Iowa researchers have confirmed that sediments of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
An international team of researchers detected low concentrations of these toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds in samples taken from Americaâ€™s highest mountain.
Small amounts of oil leave a fluorescent sheen on polluted water. Oil sheen is hard to remove, even when the water is aerated with ozone or filtered through sand.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.