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    FAQ CLP for citizens

    1. What is CLP? 2. Where will I find the new labels? 3. What does the new symbol with the exclamation mark mean? 4. What does the new symbol with the radiating...
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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    A. Non-defined roles within the regulation 1. Only Representative (OR) 2. SIEF B.  Obligations under the regulations 1. Notification of the Inventory of classification and...
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    Pesticides

    The term “pesticides” covers both phytopharmaceutical products and biocidal products. Pesticides offer undeniable benefits to the population. Nevertheless, the scale of their use...
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    FAQ - Professionals

    - Who can give the biocidal statut of a product?- Despite the definition, I cannot determine if my product is a biocide. What is a borderline product?- Can you tell me if the...
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    Tips for prudent use

    So far, it has not been proven that the radiation from mobile phones is harmful to their users. But on the foundation of current scientific knowledge, health risks relating to...
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    Quality of breast milk reflects the quality of our environment

    At the request of the World Health Organisation (WHO), a study on the concentration of the various POPs in breast milk was undertaken over the entire Belgian territory in 2014....
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    The Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

    The term POP (Persistent Organic Pollutants) is used to designate a set of substances that share four characteristics in an especially hazardous combination:  1. they are highly...
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    Real scenarios

    Human being is exposed to POP (persistent organic pollutants) in different ways. These pollutants may, for example, be transmitted to children through mother's milk. In general,...
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    Arctic population as the world health indicator

    The Arctic regions provided one of the most contained environments globally. This absence of local pollution is used to assess the persistence and the capacity of POPs to travel...
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    Management of POPs at the European level

    The Stockholm Convention was ratified in November 2004. The European regulation no.2019/1021 from June 2019 implements the commitments made under the Convention.  This...