Passing the test

Buszard, David
June 2005
European Chemical News;6/13/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2151, p25
Trade Publication
Focuses on the Voluntary Emission Control and reduction Action Programme (Vecap), a product stewardship used by decabond dissociation energy producers of the European Brominated Flame Retardant Industry Panel (EBFRIP) to pass emission test. Other advantage of the programme; Expansion of the programme to the textile industry; Challenges faced by the EBFRIP on implementing the programme.


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