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What does OCC stand for?

OCC stands for Organochlorine Compound

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45 1) studied 344 children from a Spanish birth cohort to determine whether concentrations of organochlorine compounds (OCs), such as polychlorinatcd biphe-nyls (PCBs), dichlorodiphenyldichlorocthylene (DDE), and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), measured prenatally were associated with overweight in children at 6.
The Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project, one of the largest and most comprehensive environmental epidemiologic studies ever conducted on breast cancer, resulted in two principal findings: -- exposure to air-polluting polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the environment appears to elevate women's risk of breast cancer by a modest 50 percent in the two counties; and -- exposure to organochlorine compounds resulted in no increased rate of illness among area women.
The groups said, ''The Japanese government plans to import lean meats, as their pollution levels are relatively low, but such meats also contain blubber and are potentially dangerous,'' given that organochlorine compounds tend to accumulate easily in blubber.
Finally, the few bad actors, like some organochlorine compounds, have been replaced.