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A Present for Life

Publication | 8 September, 2005 at 2:00

Hazardous chemicals that are used in everyday household products end up in the bodies of unborn children via the mother.This study, conducted for Greenpeace and WWFUK by TNO, analysed blood samples donated by a number of women and confirmed that...

The Bhopal Legacy - Toxic contaminants at the former Union Carbide factory site...

Publication | 1 November, 1999 at 1:00

Research into toxic contaminants at the former Union Carbide factory site, Bhopal, India, 15 years after the Bhopal accident.

Business as Usual - ‘Vinyl 2010’, The Voluntary Commitment of the PVC

Publication | 2 May, 2002 at 2:00

An examination of the contribution that the PVC Industry’s Voluntary Commitment makes in response to the European Commission’s Green PaperEnvironmental Issues of PVC and the health and environmentalconcerns posed by PVC plastic.

Toxic Tech - Chemicals in Electronics

Publication | 20 May, 2005 at 14:26

The dangerous chemicals in electronic products: Electronic products are a complex mixture of several hundred components, many of which contain heavy metals and hazardous chemicals. These dangerous substances cause serious pollution and put...

Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed

Publication | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

This study was conducted by Greenpeace to gain information on the presence of certain hazardous substances in a range of laptop computers, and to investigate testing methodologies for verifying their presence or absence. Five popular brands of...

MEP's Support for Substitution in REACH

Publication | 14 May, 2004 at 2:00

If you like to find out if your representative in the European parliament votes for the protection of your health and environment or the interests of industry, check out this document.Please note: This table is gradually being updated as we...

Consuming Chemicals - Hazardous chemicals in house dust as an indicator of chemical...

Publication | 30 April, 2003 at 2:00

What this report shows is that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in significant amounts in virtually every one of over 100 homes we visited. Here then is a clue as to why levels are increasing,...

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