Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a mixture of individual chemicals which are no longer produced in the United States, but are still found in the environment. PCBs can cause irritation of the nose and throat
, and rashes. They have been shown to cause cancer
in animal studies. PCBs have been found in at least 383 Superfund
sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
See your doctor if you have experienced serious health problems because of PCB exposure. In addition, it may be important to contact an attorney
who can help you protect your legal rights. Please keep in mind that there may be time limits
within which you must commence suit.
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