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    • 1, 3-Dichloropropene, 1, 2-Diciiloropropane and Mixtures Health and Safety Guide 76 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1992)
      Commercial 1,3-dichioropropene is a mixture of cis- and trans- isomers and 92% pure. It may also be used in admixtures with 1 ,2-dibromoethane (Dorloe) or with 1 ,2dichloropropane (D-D , soil fumigant; Nemex Telone , and ...
    • 1,1,1 - Trichloroethane - Environmental Health Criteria 136 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1992)
      1,1,1-Trichloroethane is a chlorinated hydrocarbon which is manufactured from vinyl chloride or vinylidene chloride by chlorination. The world production was approximately 680 000 tonnes in 1988. It is a colourless, ...
    • 1,2-Dichloroethane Health and Safety Guide - Health and Safety Guide 55 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1991)
      1,2-Dichioroethane is a colourless liquid, with a sweet taste aid a chloroform-like odour. Reportd odour thresholds are 25-450 mg/ni for perception and 162-750 mg/rn for recognition. 1,2-Dichiorethane is a volatile and ...
    • 1-Propanol - Environmental Health Criteria 102 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1990)
      1-Propanol is a colourless, highly flammable liquid that is volatile at room temperature and normal atmospheric pressure. It is miscible with water and organic solvents. Analytical methods for propanol include gas ...
    • 10 years after Rio: the UNEP assessment - executive summary 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2002)
      This report documents industry's progress unfinished business and future challenge in implementing agenda 21.
    • 1991 UNEP Flexible and Rigid Foams Technical Options Report: Pursuant to Article (6)of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer under the Auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme - Final 

      United Nations Environment Programme (1991)
      This report details the available technical options that can be implemented by each foam market segment to completely eliminate CFC usage known as of 1991. Updates on the progress of each market segment in reducing CFC ...
    • 1993 United Nations List of National Parks and Protected Areas 

      International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, 1994)
      The 1993 edition of the UN List includes sites in IUCN Management Categories! through V. It is intended that Category VI sites will be included in the next edition. Protected areas which are also designated Ramsar Sites, ...
    • 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals 

      International Union for Conservation of the Nature and Natural Resources (, 1996)
      The Red List of Threatened Animals is a warning flag, signaling for global attention to the perilous status of many species. In its approach, this Red List is different from all its predecessors and the existing Red Data ...
    • 1997 United Nations List of Protected Areas 

      World Conservation Monitoring Centre; International Union for Conservation for the Nature and Natural Resources (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), International Union for Conservation for the Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), 1997)
      The United Nations List of Protected Areas is an essential reference document for ail who want to understand the progress made in responding to the challenges of biodiversity loss and other environmental threats around the ...
    • 2, 4 - Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-d): Environmental Aspects - Environmental Health Criteria 84 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1989)
      2,4-D is a selective herbicide which kills broad-leaved plants but not grasses or conifers. Its chemical structure is a modification of a naturally occurring plant hormone. 2,4-D is available as the free acid but is ...
    • 2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) - Environmental Health Criteria 29 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1984)
      All exposure determinations and risk assessments ultimately depend on accurate chemical analyses, and therefore some critical aspects of analysis for 2,4-D residues have been included in the present document. The available ...
    • 2-Nitropropane - Environmental Health Criteria 138 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1992)
      2-Nitropropane (2-NP) is a colourless, oily liquid with a mild odour. It is flammable, only moderately volatile, and stable under ordinary conditions. It is only slightly soluble in water but miscible with many organic ...
    • 2-Propanol - Environmental Health Criteria 103 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Health Organization; International Labour Organisation (1990)
      2-Propanol is a colourless highly flammable liquid with an odour resembling that of a mixture of ethanol and acetone. The compound is completely miscible with water, ethanol, acetone, chloroform, and benzene. Analytical ...
    • 2002 report of the aerosols, sterilants, miscellaneous uses and carbon tetrachloride technical options committee (ATOC) 

      United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations Environment Programme, 2003)
      More than 10 billion aerosol products were used worldwide in 2001, the largest amount on record for this industry. Commercial use of aerosols developed after the Second World War based on the unique properties offered by ...
    • 2002 report of the flexible and rigid foams: technical options committee 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2003)
      Historically, the blowing agent selection made by the foam plastics manufacturing industry was based heavily on CFCs. This was particularly the case in closed cell insulating foams. An assortment of CFCs and other ozone ...
    • 2002 report of the methyl bromide: technical options committee (MBTOC) 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2002)
      The Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee (MBTOC) was established by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to identify existing and potential alternatives to methyl bromide ...
    • 2002 report of the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps technical options committee (RTOC) 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2003)
      In the last decade, the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump industry made tremendous technical progress and complied with the Montreal Protocol through phasing out CFCs and, in several applications, HCFCs as well. ...
    • 2002 report of the Solvents, coating and adhesives technical options committee 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2003)
      The 2002 report is considerably different from previous reports of the Solvents Technical Options Committee (STOC). The physical structure has been designed so that each sub-sector has a self-contained chapter that summarises ...
    • 2003 Green Korea: Towards the Harmonization of Humans and Nature 

      Republic of Korea, Ministry of Environment (Ministry of Environment - Republic of Korea, 2003)
      The Republic of Korea will develop and implement various environmental policies to realize environmental soundness, economic efficiency and social balance. Major Environmental Policies and Activities post 2002 FIFA World Cup
    • 2003 United Nations List of Protected Areas 

      United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (2004)
      The 2003 United Nations List of Protected Areas presents data on 102,102 protected areas covering 18.8 million km2. Within this total figure, there are 69,066 protected areas with lUCN Management Categories. In addition, ...