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Waste containing PCBs is known to pose a serious environmental problem. Previous experimental work is now extended to the disposal of such waste by solidification/immobilisation in cement. The effects of PCBs on the physical properties of the cement matrix and the leachability under static and dynamic water conditions have been studied in detail. A commercial transformer fluid was used as representative of typical PCB wastes.

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Authors: RIAZ M, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Islamabad (PK);ZAMORANI E, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 12122 EN (1990) 19 pp., MF, ECU 4, blow-up copy ECU 5
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