Review of Potentially Harmful Substances - Choosing Priority Organochlorines for Marine Hazard Assessment

It is generally recognized that some chlorinated hydrocarbons have extremely harmful properties which warrant stringent controls on their use and disposal. However, such controls have been commonly applied to all chlorinated hydrocarbons, despite the fact that this group of compounds embraces a large range of substances with very different physical, chemical and biological properties.

  • 1990 #42 (24p.)
  • Author(s): GESAMP
  • Publisher(s): FAO
  • Journal Series Reports and Studies


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