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By Heidelore Fiedler

ISBN-10: 3540437282

ISBN-13: 9783540437284

Because the mid Nineteen Nineties, felony motion to put off continual natural toxins (POPs) has all started leading to a world conference on POPs, the Stockholm conference, and a nearby Protocol below the conference on Long-Range Transboundary pollution (UN-ECE LRTAP Convention). POPs are characterised by way of lengthy half-lives, endurance within the atmosphere, they suffer long-range shipping, gather within the setting and in biota, and they're poisonous. the mix of those features makes them a danger on the worldwide point. This ebook makes the reader accustomed to the targets of those conventions, lays out features of those compounds, offers effects from case experiences and addresses inventories, degrees in people and the surroundings in addition to applied sciences to spoil them.

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Persistence, bio-accumulation, potential for long-range environmental transport and adverse effects. Numerical cut-off values have been agreed for persistence in different media and for bio-accumulation but not for longrange environmental transport potential and adverse effects. , very high toxicity. Data for individual nominated substances or groups of substances will be compared to the screening criteria as a first step in the assessment. At later steps an in-depth assessment will be undertaken.

65 Marine Mammals . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Humans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 4 DDT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 History . . . . . . . Production . . . . . . Effects . . . . . . . Mode of Action . . . . . Structure-Activity Relationships Transformations . . . . Toxicology . . . . . . 3 History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Production . . . . . . . . . . .

51 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 57 57 58 61 62 62 The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry Vol. 3, Part O Persistent Organic Pollutants (ed. by H. Fiedler) © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003 48 V.

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