Dangers of PCBs Exposed in New Public Outreach Video
The IAQ Video Network produces the fourth in a series of public outreach videos to educate the community about environmental and indoor air quality (IAQ) issues.
PCBs belong to a broad family of man-made organic chemicals known as chlorinated hydrocarbons. They were domestically manufactured from 1929 until their ban in 1979 and were used in hundreds of industrial and commercial applications.
Although no longer commercially produced in the United States, PCBs may still be present in products and materials produced before the 1979 PCB ban. In 2009, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new guidance regarding PCBs in caulk from buildings constructed or renovated between 1950 and 1978. The EPA recommends testing for PCBs in peeling, brittle, cracking or deteriorating caulk in buildings, especially around school environments.
“Releasing four educational videos this month is an exciting development at the IAQ Video Network,” reported Paul Cochrane, President of Cochrane and Associates, the company behind the IAQ Video Network. “There are so many topics that the public could use more information about to protect their family’s health and we are glad to help by producing the online videos.”
To view any of the four videos please visit http://www.IAQTV.com or
To learn more please visit http://www.cochraneassoc.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (602)510-3179.
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About Cochrane & Associates, LLC
Cochrane & Associates is a business development, public relations and marketing consulting firm that specializes in the environmental, HVAC, mold and indoor air quality industries. The company has worked with many of the industries’ leading institutions and companies and continues to be an innovator in the industry.