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.
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.
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.
This brochure from IPEN's Community Monitoring Working Group describes how the community can inexpensively monitor the air, water, soil, plants and wildlife for toxic chemicals in their surroundings, and how this monitoring can be used among public interest groups to lobby governments and decision makers.
Focusing on India, this document from CAPE (Community Action for Pesticide Elimination), Thanal, and the IPEN Pesticide Working Group, provides facts and background on lindane's uses, producers, and dangers.
The commercialized non-combustion technologies for POPs disposal are briefly described in this fact sheet. You can find information on Gas Phase Chemical Reduction, Based Catalyzed Decomposition, Super-Critical Water Oxidation, Sodium Reduction and other non-combustion technologies in the sheet.