|Document ID (ISN)||109432|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0121-1595 - Protección Integral y Contra Incendios
|Convention or series no.
||Urueña Romero D.G.
||Sources and emissions of dioxins and furans
||Fuentes y liberaciones de dioxinas y furanos [in Spanish]|
||4th quarter 2008, Vol.20, No.80, 4p. Insert. 2 ref.
||The Stockholm Convention is an international agreement negotiated under the auspices of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), whose purpose is to provide the legal grounds for the urgent elimination of persistent organic compounds, including dioxins and furans. The Convention was adopted into Colombian legislation in June 2008. This insert summarizes the current situation in Colombia with respect to the sources and emissions of dioxins and furans. Contents: technical information on dioxins and furans; conditions that give rise to the formation of PCDD and PCDF; emissions of PCDD and PCDF; situation with respect to dioxins and furans in Colombia; main categories and sub-categories of sources and emissions of PCDD and PCDF in Colombia; compliance with the obligations under the Convention.
||furan derivatives; fluorinated organic compounds; Colombia; environmental pollution; dioxins; toxic substances; chlorinated organic compounds
||UNEP; role of government; responsibilities; international agreements; legislation
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Colombia|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)