List of WHO publications: Industrial pollution
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Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number    11600242 ISBN-13
 9789241572422
Price
CHF 80,00  / US$ 96,00 Developing countries    CHF 56,00
English
This Environmental Health Criteria (EHC) series publication addresses dermal exposure to chemicals. It describes sources and pathways of dermal exposure, models and tools to estimate dermal exposure and methods for dermal exposure prevention and reduction Furthermore, the EHC introduces skin diseases associated with dermal exposure. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    13400105 ISBN-13
 9789289002134
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries    CHF 49,00
English
This book presents WHO guidelines for the protection of public health from a number of chemicals commonly present in indoor air. .../...
Title
Year
2010 Order Number    13800067 ISBN-13
 9789241530675
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) is a compendium of evaluations of the scientific literature on the health and environmental effects of three glycol ethers:- 2-methoxyethanol, 2-ethoxyethanol, 2-propoxyethanol and 2-butoxyethanol. These 2-alkoxyethanols are used in various industrial and workplace processes such as solvents and coatings. .../...
Title
Year
2009 Order Number    13800072 ISBN-13
 9789241530729
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Iodine is a naturally occurring element and inorganic iodines found in the ocean accumulate in fish, shellfish and seaweed. Industrially iodine is used in many applications including the manufacture of inks, dyes, photographic agents and in water-purification. In the health-care industry, iodine is widely used as a disinfectant/biocide and in the production of soaps, bandages, and medicines. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800071 ISBN-13
 9789241530712
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Resorcinol is a white crystalline compound used largely in the rubber industry and in wood bonding applications and is an important source of chemical intermediate in the manufacture of speciality chemicals. Other uses of the chemical include the manufacture of dyestuffs, pharmaceuticals, flame retardants, agricultural chemicals, fungicidal creams and lotions, and hair dye formulations. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800073 ISBN-13
 9789241530736
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Organotins are a group of compounds which have a variety of properties and uses. The focus of this Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) is on those mono-and disubstituted organotins mainly used as stabilizers in PVC, as catalysts for the production of electrodeposited coatings, in silicone rubbers, and in powder and glass coatings. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800069 ISBN-13
 9789241530699
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Cobalt is a naturally occurring element with a number of radioactive isotopes. It is a silvery grey solid at room temperatures. Sources of exposure are both natural and anthropogenic with the largest source of exposure to the general population is through the food supply. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800068 ISBN-13
 9789241530682
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
Tetrachloroethene is used mainly in the dry cleaning of textiles, as a chemical intermediate and in metal degreasing. This report evaluates the available scientific literature on the health and environmental effects of tetrachloroethene based on selected national and regional evaluations. .../...
Title
Year
2006 Order Number    13800070 ISBN-13
 9789241530705
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Heptachlor is a chlorinated dicyclopentadiene insecticide which is persistent in the environment and accumulates in the food chain. Its use is severely restricted under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and it is also subject to global restriction under the Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent . .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    11600145 ISBN-13
 9789241571456
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 45,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by methyl parathion, a highly toxic organophosphorus ester insecticide. Introduced as a commercial chemical in 1949, methyl parathion is used as a contact insecticide and acaricide for the protection of cotton, soybeans, cereals, tobacco, peanuts, vegetables, citrus fruits, and other crops. .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    11600146 ISBN-13
 9789241571463
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 50,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by 1,3-dichloropropene, 1,2-dichloropropane and mixtures of these chemicals. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600130 ISBN-13
 9789241571302
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 45,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by endrin, an organochlo-rine insecticide used since the 1950s to protect cotton, rice, sugar cane, maize, and other crops against a wide range of agricultural pests. Because of its high toxicity and persistence in the environment, endrin has been banned in many countries and severely restricted in others. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600123 ISBN-13
 9789241571234
Price
CHF 29,00  / US$ 34,80 Developing countries    CHF 29,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to alpha- and beta-hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCH). These two isomers are by-products in the manufacturing of lindane, and may be present in this pesticide as impurities. Alpha- and beta-HCH are also present in technical-grade HCH, which is used in agriculture and wood protection. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600127 ISBN-13
 9789241571272
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to acrolein, a chemical produced in large quantities and used as an intermediate in the synthesis of several chemicals, most notably acrylic acid and its esters and DL-methionine, an essential amino acid used as a feed supplement for poultry and cattle. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    11600129 ISBN-13
 9789241571296
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 16,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to isobenzan. This cyclodiene insecticide was manufactured in the Netherlands from 1958 to 1965 and used from existing stocks for several years thereafter. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600126 ISBN-13
 9789241571265
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by two partially halogenated chlorofluorocarbons: dichlorofluoromethane (HCFC 21) and chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC 22). .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600124 ISBN-13
 9789241571241
Price
CHF 37,00  / US$ 44,40 Developing countries    CHF 37,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by lindane, an isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane used, for more than four decades, as a broad-spectrum insecticide. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600125 ISBN-13
 9789241571258
Price
CHF 29,00  / US$ 34,80 Developing countries    CHF 29,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the mining, refining, industrial use, and recycling of platinum and selected platinum compounds. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600121 ISBN-13
 9789241571210
Price
CHF 26,00  / US$ 31,20 Developing countries    CHF 26,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by aldicarb, a carbamate insecticide applied, exclusively in granular form and below the soil surface, to control certain insects, mites, and nematodes. Aldicarb has been approved for use on a wide range of crops; ingestion of contaminated food is the main route of exposure for the general population. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600108 ISBN-13
 9789241571081
Price
CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 60,00
English
Evaluates close to 900 studies in an effort to determine the role of various nickel compounds as environmental hazards and causes of human diseases, including cancer. A special effort is made to determine the specific exposure levels for nickel and nickel compounds that pose a threat to the environment, the general public, and workers exposed to nickel-containing dusts and fumes. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600128 ISBN-13
 9789241571289
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 45,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to monochlorobenzene, dichlorobenzenes, trichlorobenzenes, tetrachlorobenzenes, and pentachlorobenzene. These chemicals are produced in huge quantities for use as intermediates in the synthesis of pesticides and in the production of a wide range of consumer and commercial products. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600114 ISBN-13
 9789241571142
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of dimethylformamide, an organic solvent produced in large quantities throughout the world. Dimethylformamide is widely used in the chemical industry as a solvent, an intermediate, and an additive, with the largest quantities used in the production of acrylic fibres and polyurethanes. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600118 ISBN-13
 9789241571180
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Assesses the risk to human health posed by the use of inorganic mercury in dental amalgam and in soaps and creams used to lighten the skin. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600111 ISBN-13
 9789241571111
Price
CHF 19,00  / US$ 22,80 Developing countries    CHF 19,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of triphenyl phosphate, a compound widely used as a flame retardant in phenolic and phenylene-oxide-based resins for the manufacture of electrical and automobile components. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600120 ISBN-13
 9789241571203
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production, use, and disposal of hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HEX). HEX is a chemical used in the production of several pesticides, including heptachlor, chlordane, aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, mirex, pentac, and endosulfan. The compound is also used as an intermediate in the manufacturing of flame retardants and dyes. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11600122 ISBN-13
 9789241571227
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by n -hexane, a chemical isolated from natural gas and crude oil and used in food processing to extract vegetable oil from beans, nuts, and seeds. n -Hexane is also used as a solvent, a cleaning agent, in the rubber industry, and in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600106 ISBN-13
 9789241571067
Price
CHF 37,00  / US$ 44,40 Developing countries    CHF 37,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the use of beryllium, a brittle metal having major applications in the electronics and micro-electronics industries, in nuclear energy, and in the production of military devices, including satellites, missiles, atomic bombs, and other weapons. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600110 ISBN-13
 9789241571104
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of tricresyl phosphate. Tricresyl phosphate is used in industry as a plasticizer in vinyl plastic manufacture, as a flame-retardant, as a solvent for nitrocellulose, in cellulosic molding compositions, and in the manufacture of fire-resistant hydraulic fluids and lubricants. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600112 ISBN-13
 9789241571128
Price
CHF 19,00  / US$ 22,80 Developing countries    CHF 19,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and us e of tri- n -butyl phosph a te. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600117 ISBN-13
 9789241571173
Price
CHF 19,00  / US$ 22,80 Developing countries    CHF 19,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the widespread production and use of methyl isobutyl ketone as a solvent, with major applications in the production of lacquers and paint solvents, including car and industrial spray paints. Methyl isobutyl ketone also occurs naturally in food, is a permitted flavouring agent, and is used in food contact packaging materials. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600105 ISBN-13
 9789241571050
Price
CHF 46,00  / US$ 55,20 Developing countries    CHF 46,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health posed by the consumption of food contaminated with ochratoxins, trichothecenes, or ergot. Health effects possibly linked to these mycotoxins range from gastrointestinal disturbances and throat irritation to gangrene, nephropathy, and tumours of the renal pelvis and ureters. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600115 ISBN-13
 9789241571159
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to 2-meth-oxyethanol, 2-ethoxyethanol, and their two acetates: 2-methoxyethyl acetate and 2-ethoxyethyl acetate. These glycol ethers have a wide range of uses as solvents with particular application in paints, stains, inks, lacquers, and the production of food-contact plastics. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600116 ISBN-13
 9789241571166
Price
CHF 46,00  / US$ 55,20 Developing countries    CHF 46,00
English
Evaluates risks to human health and the environment posed by the use of tributyltin compounds as molluscicides, as antifoulants on boats, ships, quays, buoys, and equipment in the fishing industry, as wood preservatives, and as slimicides on masonry. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600107 ISBN-13
 9789241571074
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 33,60 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the mining, processing, and industrial use of barium. The opening sections review both natural and man-made sources of release into the environment, including nuclear fallout following the testing of weapons. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600109 ISBN-13
 9789241571098
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
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Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600103 ISBN-13
 9789241571036
Price
CHF 26,00  / US$ 31,20 Developing countries    CHF 26,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of 2-propanol, a liquid widely used as a low-cost solvent in industry and in the home. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600113 ISBN-13
 9789241571135
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the production and use of fully halogenated chlorofluorocarbons. Eight different commercial compounds, some of which are known to contribute to ozone depletion, are assessed. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600100 ISBN-13
 9789241543002
Price
CHF 32,00  / US$ 38,40 Developing countries    CHF 32,00
English
Evaluates the environmental hazards and risks to human health posed by the production and use of vinylidene chloride. Vinylidene chloride/vinyl chloride copolymers are used for the packaging of foods, as metal coatings in storage tanks, building structures, and tapes, and as moulded filters, valves, and pipe fittings. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600102 ISBN-13
 9789241571029
Price
CHF 23,00  / US$ 27,60 Developing countries    CHF 23,00
English
Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by the production, use and waste disposal of 1-propanol, a colourless, highly flammable liquid used primarily as a multi-purpose solvent in industry and in the home. The compound, which has antiseptic as well as solvent properties, is also used in drugs and cosmetics. .../...
Title
Year
1990 Order Number    11600104 ISBN-13
 9789241571043
Price
CHF 24,00  / US$ 28,80 Developing countries    CHF 24,00
English
Explains the principles, concepts, and definitions used by the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) when assessing toxicological data on pesticide residues in food and establishing acceptable daily intakes. .../...
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