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Descriptor English:   Polychlorinated Biphenyls 
Descriptor Spanish:   Bifenilos Policlorados 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Bifenilos Policlorados 
Synonyms English:   Biphenyls, Polychlorinated
Compounds, Polychlorobiphenyl
PCBs
Polychlorobiphenyl Compounds  
Tree Number:   D02.309.750
D02.455.426.559.389.185.698
D02.455.526.439.773
SP4.097.039.739.460
Definition English:   Industrial products consisting of a mixture of chlorinated biphenyl congeners and isomers. These compounds are highly lipophilic and tend to accumulate in fat stores of animals. Many of these compounds are considered toxic and potential environmental pollutants. 
Indexing Annotation English:   "yusho poisoning": see note on RICE
Pharmacological Action:   Environmental Pollutants
 
History Note English:   92; was POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1971-91 (Prov 1971-72) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   30406 
Unique Identifier:   D011078 


   CHEMICALS AND DRUGS [D]
      Organic Chemicals [D02]
         Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds [D02.309]
            Dibenzofurans, Polychlorinated [D02.309.250]
            Dioxins [D02.309.500] +
            Polychlorinated Biphenyls [D02.309.750] 
               Aroclors [D02.309.750.500] +


   CHEMICALS AND DRUGS [D]
      Organic Chemicals [D02]
         Hydrocarbons [D02.455]
            Hydrocarbons, Cyclic [D02.455.426]
               Hydrocarbons, Aromatic [D02.455.426.559]
                  Benzene Derivatives [D02.455.426.559.389]
                     Allylbenzene Derivatives [D02.455.426.559.389.012] +
                     Benzene [D02.455.426.559.389.023]
                     Benzeneacetamides [D02.455.426.559.389.048] +
                     Benzenesulfonates [D02.455.426.559.389.097] +
                     Benzhydryl Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.115] +
                     Benzoates [D02.455.426.559.389.127] +
                     Benzophenones [D02.455.426.559.389.134] +
                     Benzyl Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.140] +
                     Benzylidene Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.150] +
                     Biphenyl Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.185]
                        Aminobiphenyl Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.185.060]
                        Benzidines [D02.455.426.559.389.185.100] +
                        Clofenapate [D02.455.426.559.389.185.210]
                        Dianisidine [D02.455.426.559.389.185.220]
                        Flurbiprofen [D02.455.426.559.389.185.350]
                        Irbesartan [D02.455.426.559.389.185.413]
                        Losartan [D02.455.426.559.389.185.475]
                        Niclofolan [D02.455.426.559.389.185.600]
                        Polybrominated Biphenyls [D02.455.426.559.389.185.680]
                        Polychlorinated Biphenyls [D02.455.426.559.389.185.698] 
                        Telmisartan [D02.455.426.559.389.185.849]
                     Bromobenzenes [D02.455.426.559.389.220]
                     Chlorobenzenes [D02.455.426.559.389.261] +
                     Cymenes [D02.455.426.559.389.310]
                     Fluorobenzenes [D02.455.426.559.389.358]
                     Iodobenzenes [D02.455.426.559.389.454] +
                     Nitrobenzenes [D02.455.426.559.389.565] +
                     Phenols [D02.455.426.559.389.657] +
                     Phenylurea Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.703] +
                     Sulfanilic Acids [D02.455.426.559.389.750]
                     Terphenyl Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.805] +
                     Toluene [D02.455.426.559.389.832] +
                     Triparanol [D02.455.426.559.389.875]
                     Trityl Compounds [D02.455.426.559.389.884]
                     Xylenes [D02.455.426.559.389.948]


   CHEMICALS AND DRUGS [D]
      Organic Chemicals [D02]
         Hydrocarbons [D02.455]
            Hydrocarbons, Halogenated [D02.455.526]
               Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated [D02.455.526.439]
                  Aldrin [D02.455.526.439.042]
                  Carbon Tetrachloride [D02.455.526.439.150]
                  Chlordan [D02.455.526.439.180]
                  Chlordecone [D02.455.526.439.190]
                  Chloroacetates [D02.455.526.439.196] +
                  Chlorobenzenes [D02.455.526.439.202] +
                  Chlorofluorocarbons [D02.455.526.439.220] +
                  Chloroform [D02.455.526.439.224] +
                  DDT [D02.455.526.439.255]
                  Dichlorodiphenyl Dichloroethylene [D02.455.526.439.292]
                  Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane [D02.455.526.439.294]
                  Dichloroethylenes [D02.455.526.439.350]
                  Dieldrin [D02.455.526.439.371]
                  Endrin [D02.455.526.439.416]
                  Ethyl Chloride [D02.455.526.439.447]
                  Ethylene Dichlorides [D02.455.526.439.458]
                  Heptachlor [D02.455.526.439.516] +
                  Hexachlorocyclohexane [D02.455.526.439.600]
                  Methoxychlor [D02.455.526.439.610]
                  Methyl Chloride [D02.455.526.439.632]
                  Methylene Chloride [D02.455.526.439.642]
                  Mirex [D02.455.526.439.659]
                  Mitotane [D02.455.526.439.681]
                  Picryl Chloride [D02.455.526.439.750]
                  Polychlorinated Biphenyls [D02.455.526.439.773] 
                     Aroclors [D02.455.526.439.773.292] +
                  Polychloroterphenyl Compounds [D02.455.526.439.785] +
                  Tetrachloroethylene [D02.455.526.439.880]
                  Toxaphene [D02.455.526.439.913]
                  Trichloroepoxypropane [D02.455.526.439.920]
                  Trichloroethanes [D02.455.526.439.927]
                  Trichloroethylene [D02.455.526.439.939]
                  Vinyl Chloride [D02.455.526.439.975]


   PUBLIC HEALTH [SP]
      Environmental Health [SP4]
         Environmental Chemistry [SP4.097]
            Chemical Compounds [SP4.097.039]
               Acids [SP4.097.039.704] +
               Carbamates [SP4.097.039.709] +
               Carbonates [SP4.097.039.714] +
               Anhydrides [SP4.097.039.719]
               Surface-Active Agents [SP4.097.039.724]
               Chlorides [SP4.097.039.729] +
               Sulfur Compounds [SP4.097.039.734] +
               Chlorine Compounds [SP4.097.039.739]
                  Hydrochloric Acid [SP4.097.039.739.455]
                  Polychlorinated Biphenyls [SP4.097.039.739.460] 
                  Chloroform [SP4.097.039.739.465]
                  Chloramines [SP4.097.039.739.470]
                  Calcium Hypochlorite [SP4.097.039.739.475]
                  Sodium Hypochlorite [SP4.097.039.739.480]
                  Trihalomethanes [SP4.097.039.739.485]
                  Chlorine Dioxide [SP4.097.039.739.490]
               Phosphorus Compounds [SP4.097.039.744]
               Phenolic Compounds [SP4.097.039.749]
               Ferric Compounds [SP4.097.039.754]
               Dioxins [SP4.097.039.759]
               Fluorides [SP4.097.039.764] +
               Phosphates [SP4.097.039.769] +
               Halides [SP4.097.039.774]
               Oxides [SP4.097.039.779] +
               Silicates [SP4.097.039.784] +
               Iodides [SP4.097.039.789]
               Humic Substances [SP4.097.039.794]