Resources found: 8

Guidelines for safe disposal of unwanted pharmaceuticals in and after emergencies.

It provides advice on the implementation of safe disposal of unusable pharmaceuticals in emergencies and in countries in transition where official assistance and advice may not be available.
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Resource added in: 30/11/2000
Available languages: English, Spanish, French
Pharmaceutical Preparations, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Complex Emergencies, Toxicology, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Pesticide disposal: provisional guidelines and meeting reports.

It presents five reports (mainly in pdf format) about storage, disposal and safe management of obsolete pesticides stocks.
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Resource added in: 01/02/2000
Available languages: English, Spanish, French
Toxicology, Pesticides, Hazardous Substances and Wastes Stockpiling, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação], Anais de congresso

Prevention guidelines: Final recommendations for protecting the health and safety against potential adverse effects of long-term exposure to low doses of agents - GA, BV, VX, Mustard agent (H, HD, Y), and Lewisite (L).

Agents GA, GB, VX, Mustard Agent (H, HD, T), and Lewisite (L) are now stored by the Department of Defense (DOD). Public Law 91-145 (50 U.S.C. 1521) mandates that all unitary (self-contained) lethal ch...
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Resource added in: 30/09/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Chemical Compounds, Hazardous Substances, Chemical Compound Exposure, Chemical Warfare Agents, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

Prevention guidelines: Recommendations for protecting human health against potential adverse effects of long-term exposure to low doses of chemical warfare agents.

In 1985, Congress passed Pub. L. 99-145 (50 USC 1521), which mandates destruction of the present stockpile of selected chemical agents by September 30, 1994. The specific agents are listed. In the abs...
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Resource added in: 30/09/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Chemical Compounds, Hazardous Substances, Chemical Warfare Agents, Chemical Compound Exposure, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

How to triple rinse household pesticide containers

It presents safety precautions, and procedures to triple rinse household pesticide containers.
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Resource added in: 22/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Pesticides, Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste Disposal/methods, Environmental Pollution/prevention & control, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

How to secure and hold for a hazardous waste collection.

It presents some precautions that must be taken in order to protect health and environment when handling and carrying hazardous waste for a collection.
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Resource added in: 21/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Domestic Wastes, Hazardous Waste, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Contaminant Removal, Environmental Pollution/prevention & control, Accident Prevention, Environmental Pollutants, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

How to package and transport household hazardous waste to a collection.

It presents some useful measures to be taken to prevent injury, spills, and other accidents resulting from mishandling household hazardous wastes.
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Resource added in: 21/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Domestic Wastes, Hazardous Waste, Contaminant Removal, Accident Prevention, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Environmental Pollutants, Occupational Exposure/prevention & control, Reference Books, Guia [tipo de publicação]

How to flush down the drain.

This guide provides instructions on how to flush household hazardous wastes down the drain safely, if you are instructed to do so by local waste officials.
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Resource added in: 21/07/1999
Available languages: English
Toxicology, Domestic Wastes, Hazardous Waste, Hazardous Waste Disposal, Environmental Pollution/prevention & control, Reference Books, Rede de esgoto sanitário, Guia [tipo de publicação]