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A Toxics-Free Future

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Factsheet on naming the mercury treaty, including parts of a Minamata statement.

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) & International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN)

September 2010

This document provides a brief overview of endosulfan, its global use, and its alternatives.

March, 2010

This document, with background information on nanotechnology and nanomaterials, was distributed at the Latin America and Caribbean regional workshop on nanomaterials held in Kingston, Jamaica, March 7th, 2010. The workshop, organized by UNITAR and the OECD, was part of the Strategic Approach for International Chemical Management (SAICM) intersessional activities.

Open System Uses of PCB: “Blowing in the Wind"

April 2009

This document from IPEN's Dioxin, PCBs and Waste Working Group provides background information and analysis of the effects of wind on the distributions of PCBs released from sources exposed to the air.

Pat Costner, IPEN Science Advisor

March 2009

This document from IPEN's Dioxin Working Group provides a briefing on the Dioxin Toolkit as of its writing, including background and the updates provided by expert working groups.

This brochure from IPEN's Community Monitoring Working Group describes how health professionals can be work to learn about and inform patients about chemical exposures that have negative health effects.


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