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Chemicals and Waste

Definition(s)

A biocide is defined [in the European legislation] as a chemical substance or microorganism indended to destroy, deter, render harmless, or exert a controlling effect on any harmful organism by chemical or biological means (AMM/Wikipedia)

Hierarchy

Broader: pesticide

In other languages

French
biocide
Russian
биоцид
Spanish
biocidas
Chinese, Simplified
生物杀灭剂
Arabic
مبيد حيوي

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with biocide

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with biocide. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
Rotterdam Convention