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When was PCBs prohibited in Japan?

(a) 1980

(b) 1978

(c) 1972

(d) 1983

This question was posed to me in an international level competition.

The query is from Landmark Episode in section Landmark Episode of Hazardous Waste Management

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Right choice is (c) 1972

To elaborate: Because PCBs were disclosed to be toxic and accumulative in the environment and human, production and usage of PCBs were all prohibited in Japan in 1972.

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