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Toxic Substances in Articles: The Need for Information

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Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Janet G. Hutchins , Rachel I. Massey , and Joel Tickner

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317788

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Toxic Chemicals, Public Health, Toxic Substances, Recycling, Substances in Articles, Voluntary Initiatives

The use of toxic chemicals in articles is a growing concern for public health and the environment. International trade results in substances being transported among regions. From toys and household items to electro...

Simple estimation of effect factors for toxicity used for screening LCA

Simple estimation of effect factors for toxicity used for screening LCA »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Ole Willum

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313643

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Toxicity Data, Chemical Substances, Life Cycle Assessment, Human Toxicity, EDIP Methodology, Advisory Lists

The approach of this project was based on the assumption that relevant toxicity data can be extracted from the risk-phrases that have been assigned to the chemical substances and published on official and advisory...

Emissions of mercury, PAHs, dioxins and PCBs related to NFR 3
			: Solvent and Other Product Use in Nordic countries

Emissions of mercury, PAHs, dioxins and PCBs related to NFR 3 : Solvent and Other Product Use in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kristin Aasestad , Helena Danielsson , Patrik Fauser , and Kriistina Saarinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322461

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, PCBs, Toxic Organic Chemicals, Wood Burning, Municipal Waste Incineration, PAHs, Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP)

PCBs and dioxins are among the most toxic organic chemicals and where the latter is an unwanted bi-product primarily from residential wood burning, fires, municipal waste incineration and steel reclamation, PCBs ha...