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Handbook of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production Vol. 3: Best Practices in the Agrochemical Industry

  • 1st Edition - December 7, 2010
  • Authors: Nicholas P Cheremisinoff, Paul E. Rosenfeld
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 3 7 7 - 7 8 2 5 - 0
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 3 7 7 - 7 8 2 6 - 7

The Handbook of Cleaner Production comprises a series of reference guides to cleaner production methods, technologies, and practices for key industry sectors. Each volume covers, f… Read more

Handbook of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production Vol. 3: Best Practices in the Agrochemical Industry

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The Handbook of Cleaner Production comprises a series of reference guides to cleaner production methods, technologies, and practices for key industry sectors.

Each volume covers, for each industry sector:

Manufacturing technologies

Waste management

Pollution control and remediation

Methods for estimating and reporting emissions

Treatment and control technologies

Health risk exposures for workers and the wider community

Cost data for pollution management

Cleaner production and prevention options

Safe chemical handling practices

Best Practices in the Agrochemical Industry includes coverage of pollution of drinking water (atrazine, trichloropropane and DBCP and the risks associated with them, such as miscarriages and infertility), pesticide residues in food, a case study of worker pesticide exposure and cancer, contaminants in organic food, etc.

Extensive data is provided regarding regulatory limits for exposure to pesticides according to EPA, NIOSH, OSHA, WHO and ACGIH.