Chapter 1. Global Chemical Pollution — the UNEP View

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. Garislav Shkolenok

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch1

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Shkolenok, G. (1994) Global Chemical Pollution — the UNEP View, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Birch Assessment Services for Information on Chemicals, 6 Birch Drive, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 2UL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527286300

Online ISBN: 9783527616039

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Keywords:

  • global chemical pollution;
  • potential hazards;
  • unep approach;
  • global Environment Monitoring System (GEMS);
  • chemical pollution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • UNEP Approach

  • List of Selected Environmentally Harmful Chemical Substances, Processes and Phenomena of Global Significance

  • Chemical Pollution: A Global Overview

  • Recent Activities

  • Recommendations