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Chemicals and Waste

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Industrial chemicals are chemicals related to the production of chemical compounds. The chemical processing industry has a variety of special pollution problems due to the vast number of products manufactured. The treatment processes combine processing, concentration, separation, extraction, by-product recovery, destruction, and reduction in concentration. The wastes may originate from solvent extraction, acid and caustic wastes, overflows, spills, mechanical loss, etc. (Source: GEMET/PZ)

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French
produit chimique industriel
Russian
промышленное химическое вещество
Spanish
sustancia química industrial
Arabic
مادة كيميائية صناعية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with industrial chemical

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Stockholm Convention
Rotterdam Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly

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Introducing the Stockholm Convention