PCBs in Buildings May Be the New Asbestos. What’s your responsibility?
Construction Support and Institutional
Feb 16, 2015
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) are a synthetic organic group of compounds added to countless products to improve their performance. Like asbestos this miracle compound poses a health hazard and may require removal. For buildings, PCBs were added to caulking, adhesives, asphalt roofing, insulating coatings, tarpaper and plastizers to improve their pliability and service life. Buildings constructed or renovated before the...