Persistent Organic Pollutants

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ISBN: 978-3-540-43728-4 (Print) 978-3-540-47932-1 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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    Pages 1-11

    Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Persistent Organic Pollutants: The 1998 Agreement for the UNECE Region

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    Pages 13-30

    The Development of a Global Treaty on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

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    Pages 31-45

    Criteria for Additional POPs

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    Pages 47-90

    Chlorinated Pesticides: Aldrin, DDT, Endrin, Dieldrin, Mirex

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    Pages 91-122

    Hexachlorobenzene

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    Pages 123-201

    Dioxins and Furans (PCDD/PCDF)

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    Pages 203-222

    Releases of Polychlorinated Dibenzo- p -Dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans to Land and Water and with Products

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    Pages 223-235

    Toxicology and Risk Assessment of POPs

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    Pages 237-269

    Multimedia Models of Global Transport and Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants

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    Pages 271-295

    Background Contamination of Humans with Dioxins, Dioxin-Like PCBs and Other POPs

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    Pages 297-320

    POPs in Southern Africa

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    Pages 321-354

    Organochlorines in Nigeria and Africa

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    Pages 355-369

    Sources, Fates and Effects of Persistent Organic Pollutants in China, with Emphasis on the Pearl River Delta

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    Pages 371-388

    DDT in Mexico

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    Pages 389-423

    Dioxin and Furan Reduction Technologies for Combustion and Industrial Thermal Process Facilities

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    Pages 425-438

    Alternative Technologies for Destruction of PCB and Other POPs