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But ... PCBs are listed carcinogens, and (at least in the US) must be....
handled as toxic wastes. To ignore that edict is to invite fines and/or
major liability claims.
As a former denizen of upstate New York, I remember well the deformed
PCB-contaminated fish in the Hudson River, and the subsequent ban on eating
_anything_ caught there. Ironically, nobody noticed the PCBs until they
cleaned up the sewage problem and allowed the fish to come back! Since they
tend to concentrate in fatty tissue, I suspect that the real hazard comes
from ingestion, which I presume you didn't do! On the other hand, I recall
playing with mercury when younger and more naive - something I wouldn't do