Chemicals and Waste
Substances which reduce, eliminate or avoid adverse effects (e.g. on the ozone layer). (Source: based on Vienna Convention, Art.1. cl.4)
The process of replacing a chemical of concern with a safer chemical, material or product, or technology/process that eliminates the need to use that chemical. (Source: OECD)
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substance de remplacement
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with alternative substance
You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with alternative substance. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
|Basel Convention||2 documents|
|Stockholm Convention||2 articles and paragraphs42 documents|
|Montreal Protocol||23 decisions|
|Ramsar Convention||1 article or paragraph|
|United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification||3 articles and paragraphs|
|Rotterdam Convention||4 documents|
|Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution||1 article or paragraph|
|Minamata Convention on Mercury||5 articles and paragraphs|