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Document ID (ISN)60441
CIS number 93-1304
ISBN(s) 0-662-18989-2 (Eng); 0-662-97164-7 (fr)
Year 1993
Convention or series no. EPS 2/HA/1 SPE 2/HA/1
Author(s)
Proctor & Redfern Limited
Title Options for the treatment/destruction of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and PCB-contaminated equipment
Original title Options pour le traitement ou la destruction des biphényles polychlorés (BPC) et de l'équipement contaminé par des BPC [in French]
Bibliographic information Environmental Protection Publications, Technology Development Branch, Conservation and Protection, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3, Canada, 1991. xiii, 41p. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract This report provides options for the treatment and destruction of liquids and equipment containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). In addition, waste transformer and capacitor decontamination and destruction technologies are described and recommended options provided. Appendices include: Canadian stationary PCB destruction facilities; U.S. PCB phase-out program and disposal options; mineral oil transformer decontamination methods; a description of commercial and near-commercial mobile/transportable PCB incinerators; decontamination technologies for waste transformers.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; polychlorinated biphenyls; waste disposal; decontamination; decontamination of equipment; industrial waste
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; Canada; description of technique; report; incinerators; USA
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Waste collection and disposal