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Organizations relating to Chemicals

Asian-Pacific Chemical Education Network
Chemical Legislation European Enforcement Network / Sundbyberg, Sweden / Est. 2000
Additional Protocol to the European Agreement on the Exchanges of Blood-grouping Reagents / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1983
Pacific Rim Consortium in Energy, Combustion, and the Environment / Irvine CA, USA
European Chemicals Agency / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 2007
Inter-American Confederation of Chemical Engineering / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1961
Combustion Institute / Pittsburgh PA, USA / Est. 1954
Worldwide Coal Combustion Products Network / Aurora CO, USA / Est. 1998
European Agreement on the Exchanges of Blood-grouping Reagents / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1962
Latin American Network for Research on Bioactive Natural Compounds / Est. 1993
Latin American Association of Chemical Engineering Students / Est. 1998
Japan Association for International Chemical Information / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1971
European Solvents Industry Group / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
European Chemical Regions Network / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2004
Conference of States Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1997
Inter-American Photochemical Society / Winston-Salem NC, USA / Est. 1982
Electrochemical Society / Pennington NJ, USA / Est. 1902
European Chemical Society / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1970
Partnership for Acid Drainage Remediation in Europe / Sydney NS, Canada
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1992
European Federation of Managerial Staff in the Chemical and Allied Industries / Paris, France / Est. 1956
European Research Community on Flow, Turbulence and Combustion / London, UK / Est. 1988
International Meeting on Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology / Frankfurt-Main, Germany
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
International Committee for Solvent Extraction / Kaiserslautern, Germany / Est. 1974

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World Problems relating to Chemicals

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Carcinogenic chemical and physical agents
Acidic precipitation
Threatened peatland habitats
Chemical warfare
Chemical pollutants of the environment
Intensive farming
Environmental hazards of pesticides
Drug dependence
Inhaling of solvents and anaesthetic drugs
Hormone pollution
Water salinization
Simple goitre
Environmental hazards from chemicals
Misuse of chemicals
Chemical contaminants of food
Detrimental changes in ocean characteristics
Large-scale industrial accidents
Insecticides as pollutants
LSD abuse
Chemical torture
Overuse of chemicals to control pests
Photochemical oxidant formation
Misuse of agricultural chemicals
Criminal offences against the environment
Alkaline soil

Action Strategies relating to Chemicals

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting against environmental hazards from chemicals and petrochemicals industries
Establishing a globally harmonized hazardous chemical classification system
Protecting against human health hazards in chemical-intensive agriculture
Controlling chemicals
Improving information systems on toxic chemicals
Improving national chemicals management capabilities
Strengthening network of national information exchange centres on chemicals
Monitoring toxic chemicals during their entire life cycle
Translating international chemical safety reports into local languages
Eliminating chemical weapons
Increasing energy intensity
Protecting against environmental hazards from chemicals
Reducing nitrogen compounds as water pollutants
Reducing water pollution by organotin compounds used in anti-fouling paints
Improving wood preservatives to protect the environment
Assessing chemical risks
Establishing chemical risk reduction programmes
Developing emergency response procedures for chemical accidents
Monitoring chemical industry
Informing public about adverse impacts of chemicals
Reducing acid rain
Producing chemical weapons
Maximizing use of information on chemicals management
Controlling agricultural chemicals
Using synthetic pesticides with care

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