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If you are looking for information about how to manage PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), commonly used in electrical transformers and capacitors, the you have come to the right place.  The latest options are now available under the PCB Megarule (June 29, 1998 Federal Register).   Be sure to check the Mega-rule for changes, like the December 28, 1998 notification deadline! If you have any questions, or need guidance managing or disposing of PCB wastes in compliance, just click on feedback to contact us!

Download the PCB Regulations - 40 CFR Part 761

The following is helpful information on PCB laws and regulations, including amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Disposal of PCBs, and selected Federal Register documents, etc.

  Use Authorization for and Distribution in Commerce of Non-Liquid Polychlorinated Biphenyls; Notice of Availibitly; Partial Reopening of Comment Period - Proposed Rule, December 10, 1999 (69358-69364) - Text Format, PDF Format
  (Please note that it has been brought to our attention that there is a typographical error in Table 1 (pgs. 69360-61).  The units of measure for the Air Sample (Column 4) should read ug/m3 not ug/cm3.

  1999 40 CFR 761-Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Manufacturing, Processing, Distribution in Commerce and Use Prohibition - PDF Format

Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Final Rule, July 29, 1998 - 40 CFR Part 761

Technical and Procedural Amendments to TSCA Regulations - Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) - Final Rule, June 24, 1999 (FR Doc 99-16098, 33755-33762) Text Format, PDF Format

(Please note that it has been brought to our attention that there is a typographical error on page 33756, lower right hand corner and page 33757, upper left hand corner of the June 24, 1999 Federal Register.  The 60 ppm referenced in these locations should read 50 ppm.) 

40 CFR Parts 750 and 761- Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs); Final Rule, June 29, 1998 

1998 40 CFR 761-Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Manufacturing, Processing, Distribution in Commerce and Use Prohibition  Text format ,PDF format 

PCB Disposal Amendments Implementation Meeting Information

Detailed List of PCB Federal Register Notices

Most Recent PCB Federal Register Notices

Summaries of Major PCB Federal Register Notices

 

Some of the following documents are Adobe Acrobat PDF files. They can be viewed and printed using an Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free from Adobe.

PCB regs - 40 CFR Part 761 (PDF)

Technical and Procedural Amendments to TSCA Regulations - Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) - Final Rule, June 24, 1999 (FR Doc 99-16098, 33755-33762) [Text Format, PDF Format]

(Please note that there is a typographical error on page 33756, lower right hand corner and page 33757, upper left hand corner of the June 24, 1999 Federal Register.  The 60 ppm referenced in these locations should read 50 ppm.) 

Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), Final Rule - 40 CFR Parts 750 and 761, June 29, 1998

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Manufacturing, Processing, Distribution in Commerce, and Use Prohibition - 40 CFR 761, July 1998 [Text format, PDF format ]

Federal Register Notices - to view a specific document listed below, please search the Federal Register database or browse the toxics section of the Federal Register database. bulletDetailed List of PCB Federal Register Notices bulletMost Recent PCB Federal Register Notices bulletSummaries of Major PCB Federal Register Notices

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