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Chemicals and GMO's - Europe's Environment: The Dobris Assessment (Chapter 17)

17.1 - Introduction
17.2 - Chemicals and Chemical Products
17.2.1 - Impacts of chemicals
17.2.2 - The sources of chemicals
17.2.3 - Selected chemicals of concern
17.2.3.1 - Eutrophying substances (nitrogen and phosphorus)
17.2.3.2 - Heavy metals and metalloids
17.2.3.3 - Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
17.2.3.4 - Dioxins
17.2.3.5 - Oil
17.2.3.6 - Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
17.2.3.7 - Polyvinylchloride (PVC)
17.2.3.8 - Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and halons
17.2.3.9 - Asbestos
17.2.3.10 - Washing powders and detergents
17.2.3.11 - Pesticides
17.2.4 - Conclusions
17.3 - Genetically Modified Organisms
17.3.1 - Uses and applications
17.3.2 - Potential undesirable effects
17.3.3 - Risk assessment and risk management
17.4 - Conclusions
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