Polychlorinated Biphenyls or PCB is a man made chemical with a number of attractive physical and chemical properties. However, the very same properties attractive for industrial purposes makes PCB a Persistent Organic Pollutant. There are 209 PCB congeners in total.
Sampling and analysis of PCB can be performed in several different ways. For example, each of the methods below have their own media type/size, sampling equipment and flow requirements:
Analysis of PCB can also be performed by multiple methods:
PAH or Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds can be naturally occuring in the environment but also released as a result of human activity. Regardless of the source high levels of PAH in air can have negative effects and should be monitored.MORE INFORMATION