TITLE

Environment Watch

AUTHOR(S)
Cozier, Muriel
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/22/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to various environmental issues in Europe. According to the findings of a small-scale study, more than one in six women were found to have blood mercury levels above a widely accepted recommended safety dose. European consumer organisation Beuc has said that following the adoption of Reach it will continue to actively monitor the situation. The Web site BeCompliant has been launched to help producers of hazardous waste meet compliance criteria related to waste legislation.
ACCESSION #
23977594

 

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