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Handbook of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production Vol. 3: Best Practices in the Agrochemical Industry

The Handbook of Cleaner Production comprises a series of reference guides to cleaner production methods, technologies, and practices for key industry sectors.

Each volume covers, for each industry sector:
* manufacturing technologies
* waste management
* pollution control and remediation
* methods for estimating and reporting emissions
* treatment and control technologies
* health risk exposures for workers and the wider community
* cost data for pollution management
* cleaner production and prevention options

* safe chemical handling practices

Best Practices in the Agrochemical Industry includes coverage of pollution of drinking water (atrazine, trichloropropane and DBCP and the risks associated with them, such as miscarriages and infertility), pesticide residues in food, a case study of worker pesticide exposure and cancer, contaminants in organic food, etc.

Extensive data is provided regarding regulatory limits for exposure to pesticides according to EPA, NIOSH, OSHA, WHO and ACGIH.

Audience

Environmental Scientists and Engineers, Agrochemical Industry, Government and policy makers.

Hardbound, 320 Pages

Published: December 2010

Imprint: William Andrew

ISBN: 978-1-4377-7825-0

Contents

  • Chapter 1. Industry and Products

    Chapter 2. Pollution and Pollution Prevention

    Chapter 3. Toxic and Dangerous Properties

    Chapter 4. Atrazine

    Chapter 5. 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (Tcp)

    Chapter 6. Ddt And Related Compounds

    Chapter 7. Agent Orange

    Chapter 8. Pesticide Residue in Foods

    Chapter 9 EPA Screening Levels and Pesticide Status

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