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Emerging Policy Issues
Chemicals in products
Hazardous chemicals in electronics
Highly Hazardous Pesticides
Lead in paint
A review of PFAS as a Chemical Class in the Textiles Sector
For over a decade, under both SAICM and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), the class of chemicals known as PFAS is gaining increasing international attention.
Global elimination of lead paint: why and how countries should take action
Lead has toxic effects on almost all body systems and is especially harmful for children and pregnant women. Lead paint is an avoidable source of exposure to lead.
Women, Chemicals and the SDGs
Gender Review Mapping with a Focus on Women and Chemicals: Impact of Emerging Policy Issues and the Relevance for the Sustainable Development Goals
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02 Oct 2023
25 Sep 2023
People working for a healthier environment
Joan Sebastian Vargas Rativa
Estrategias dinámicas y pluriculturales sobre el recurso humano que este interactuando en el ambiente, para brindar acciones más amenas a la manipulación de los insumos provenientes de la naturaleza o fabricados por el ser humano, a fin de salvagu
Luz Angela Luna Castillo
Ron van Peer
I am working in regulatory affairs sector in the pesticide industry - globally. In a changing environment we bring modern pesticides including biologicals to the market.
Dr.Lilian Ogechi Alum
The water quality of the major water resources in the rural areas has been assessed with a clear indication that pollution effects are mainly organic due to open defecation, improper construction of wells, non-hygienic nature of overhead tanks and