HOW CAN YOU DETECT PCB?

Sealant of expansion joint 

Before works, an expert:

  • identifies the materials that may contain them,

  • takes samples, taking precautions not to expose or contaminate the premises, and sends the samples to a laboratory.
     

 

 

Electrical equipment

  • Capacitors: the presence of PCB is determined based on the reference of the capacitor. See the detailed list of capacitors containing PCB on www.chemsuisse.ch
     
  • Transformers: check the date of manufacture and the presence of PCB in the transformer.