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Document ID (ISN)56418
CIS number 91-1218
ISSN - Serial title 0007-5914 - Bundesgesundheitsblatt
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lukassowitz I.
Title Minimising dioxin emissions into the environment is urgently needed in order to reduce dioxin levels
Original title Eintragsminimierung zur Reduzierung der Dioxinbelastung dringend erforderlich [in German]
Bibliographic information 1990, No.8, p.350-354.
Abstract The Federal Bureau of Health and the Environmenal Protection Agency of Germany have prepared a report on measures to reduce dioxin emissions. Excerpts of the recommended measures are presented. They address: reduction of dioxin emissions from waste incineration, smelting and metalworking plants as well as the pulp and paper industry; prohibition of the use of brominated and chlorinated plastics in flammable equipment; prohibition of any increase in existing dioxin pollution of the soil.
Descriptors (primary) Germany (Federal Republic of); tetrachlorodibenzodioxin; garbage incineration; basic metal industries; pollution control; metalworking industry; pulp and paper industry; neighbourhood protection
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; environmental pollution; survey; limitation of exposure
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Paper and paper products industry
Heterocyclic compounds
Waste collection and disposal
Metalworking industry