Synonyms: Aroclor 1248; Polychlorinated Biphenyl; PCB
OSHA IMIS Code Number: C225
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Numbers: 12672-29-6; 27323-18-8
NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: TQ1358000; 64475
Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: UN2315 Class 9
National Toxicology Program (NTP): Suspect Human Carcinogen
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Polychlorinated Biphenyls - Group 2A, probably carcinogenic to humans
Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method:
- sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-2) - 13 mm XAD-2 Tube (270/140 mg sections, 20/60 mesh) with Glass Fiber Filter enclosed
maximum volume: 60 Liters
maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/ECD
method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
method classification: Partially Validated
note: Collect a sample of the bulk substance and send to the lab in a separate mailing container at the time the air samples are submitted. Indicate on the sample sheet that a bulk sample has been submitted.
Bulk Method: Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL for oil and 20 g for soil.
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