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Document ID (ISN)68126
CIS number 96-2261
ISSN - Serial title 0007-5868 - Bundesarbeitsblatt
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Sozialordnung
Title Hazardous substances - TRGS 616 on the substitution and limitation of the use of polychlorinated biphenyls
Original title Technische Regeln für Gefahrstoffe TRGS 616 Ersatzstoffe, Ersatzverfahren und Verwendungsbeschränkungen für Polychlorierte Biphenyle (PCB) [in German]
Bibliographic information May 1994, No.5, p.43-49. Illus.
Abstract This directive provides information on the physicochemical properties of the polychlorinated biphenyls, their health and environmental hazards, and their applications in capacitors, transformers and hydraulic fluids used in underground mining equipment. It lists possible replacement substances and groups of replacement substances and evaluates their suitability for the applications mentioned.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; polychlorinated biphenyls; transformers; capacitors; biological hazards; mining machines; substitution; health hazards; hydraulic fluids
Descriptors (secondary) directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Biological hazards