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Abstract

Under the heading "Principles and Definitions" the report gives the reasons for advice requested, evidence leading to the Committee, opinion and the Committee's opinion for subjects: inhalation LC-50 values in toxicity classification; definitions concerning biodegradable chemical substance; definitions concerning the significance of levels of acute toxicity of chemical substances for aquatic organisms; parameters for the selection of existing chemical substances for evaluation; advice on grouping of carcinogenic - teratogenic - mutagenic substances. The same approach is adopted for the section on "Evaluations" concerning cadmium; benzene in balloon making kits; tris(1-aziridinyl) phosphine oxide: flame retardant; 3,3' dimethoxybenzidine in sneezing powders; ammonium polysulphides in stink bombs; methylbromoacetate: tear gas capsules as toys; polybrominated biphenyls: flame retardant; lead paint for childrens' toys; artificial pearls varnished with lead salts; formaldehyde; carbon tetrachloride, and for the chapter on "Quality Objectives in Aquatic Environment" for: cadmium; DDT - lindane and non- lindane isomers of HCH; benzene, chloroform and carbon tetrachloride; hexachlorobenzene and hexachlorobutadiene; pentachlorophenol.

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Authors: CEC CEC BRUXELLES (BELGIUM) AND LUXEMBOURG, CEC BRUXELLES (BELGIUM) AND LUXEMBOURG
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 9246 DA, DE, EN, FR, IT, NL (1984) FS, 86 P., BFR 350, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
Availability: Can be ordered online
Record Number: 1989124007000 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: da,de,en,fr,it,nl
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