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Document ID (ISN)78215
CIS number 02-341
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
Title Proceedings of the subregional workshop on identification and management of PCBs and dioxins/furans
Bibliographic information UNEP Chemicals, International Environmental House, 11-13 chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland, 2001. 332p. Illus.
Abstract Papers presented at a workshop on the identification and management of PCBs, dioxins and furans held in La Habana, Cuba, 23-26 April 2001. The workshop examined the current international situation concerning persistent organic chemicals (POPs), PCBs, dioxins and furans. Other topics addressed: developing inventories for these products; classification of PCBs; storage of PCBs; technologies for treating and eliminating PCBs; experience in managing PCBs; techniques aimed at reducing emissions of furans and dioxins; Basle Convention and other legal aspects.
Descriptors (primary) UNEP; polychlorinated biphenyls; pollution control; dioxins; furan
Descriptors (secondary) national organization; risk awareness; atmospheric pollution; Asia; legislation; conference; international cooperation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUN
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Heterocyclic compounds