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The influence of hazard classification on the use of chemicals
			: A pilot project

The influence of hazard classification on the use of chemicals : A pilot project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jonas Falck , and Mariana Pilenvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323222

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Chemical Substances, Classification, Labelling, Fish and Tree, Environmental Hazard, Indication of Danger(N)

The purpose of this pilot project is to investigate the relationship between the implementation of classification and labelling of chemical substances and their use. The system that has been examined is the EU legi...

Use of soaps containing mercury in Africa - how to fight it

Use of soaps containing mercury in Africa - how to fight it »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peter W. U. Appel

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316897

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nervous System, Drainage Systems, Mentally and Physically Disabled, Environmental Hazards Caused, Soaps Containing Mercury

Numerous women in sub-Saharan Africa use soaps containing mercury to bleach their skin. The mercury goes through their skin and reduces the melanin of the pigmentation. The mercury also causes damage to the body e....