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Stockholm Convention Says No to Lindane
Links courtesy Google, 5/13/2009.

UN: Treaty expanded by 9 more dangerous chemicals (Associated Press - May 9, 2009)
A U.N.-sponsored treaty to combat highly dangerous chemicals has been expanded to include nine more substances that are used in pesticides, electronics and other products...

Nine toxic chemicals added to banned list: UN (AFP - May 9, 2009)
Nine chemicals, including headlice treatment lindane, have been added to a list of poisonous substances that are to be eliminated under the Stockholm Convention...

UN: Treaty expanded by 9 more dangerous chemicals (Pawtucket Times - May 9, 2009)

Stockholm Convention parties agree to tackle "toxic 21" (ChemicalWatch - May 11, 2009)

UN bans nine more toxic chemicals (Xinhua - China - May 10, 2009)
The nine chemicals now listed under the Convention are: Lindane, Alpha hexachlorocyclohexane, Beta hexachlorocyclohexane, Hexabromodiphenyl ether and ...

UN: Treaty expanded by 9 more dangerous chemicals (Xinhua - China - May 10, 2009)

Nine dangerous chemicals added to global banned list (Reuters - USA - May 9, 2009)

Global Chemical Treaty Adds Lindane to Ban List (Common Dreams (press release) - May 11, 2009)
In Geneva on Saturday, countries of the world agreed to a global ban on lindane, a highly toxic insecticide that persists in the...

Arctic Groups Demand Global Chemicals' Ban (OneWorld US - May 8, 2009)
Numerous studies have concluded that exposure to toxic chemicals, such as DDT, endosulfan, and lindane, is afflicting the indigenouspopulations in the...

Nine Toxic Chemicals Added to International Ban ( - May 11, 2009)
...Chlordecone;Hexabromobiphenyl; Lindane;Pentachlorobenzene; Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts andperfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride.

UN meeting seeks hazardous chemicals ban (BusinessGreen - May 7, 2009)
Lawmakers are spotlighting ninehazardous chemicals for a potential ban as part of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) meeting this week...

GlobalChemical Treaty Tests New US Leadership (CommonDreams (press release) - Apr 30, 2009)
The organochlorine pesticide lindane, nominated for addition to the treaty by Mexico, provides one test for the Obama Administration...

Ban calls for global compassion, solidarity on Buddhist day of Vesak (Associated Press of Pakistan - May 9, 2009)
... in Geneva to ban or restrict nine more toxic chemicals,including insecticide Lindane, the United Nations Environment Programme announced Saturday...

EU wants nine new chemicalsin UN POPs backlist (ENDS Europe (subscription) - May 1, 2009)
The convention's review committee recommended banning five of them in 2007 - chlordecone, penta-BDE,hexabromobiphenyl, lindane andpersistent ...

UN bans nine more toxic chemicals (Walta Information Center - May 11, 2009)
...Switzerland, to ban or restrict nine more toxicchemicals, including insecticide Lindane, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced on Sunday...

Nine Chemicals Face International Ban (GreenBiz - May 5, 2009)
The chemicals at issue are Lindane, pentabromodiphenyl ether, octabromodiphenyl ether, chlordecone, alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane, beta-hexachlorocyclohexane...

Experts mull global ban on commercial chemicals (AlibabaNews Channel - May 4, 2009)
Among the new ones to be consideredthis week are Alpha hexachlorocyclohexane, Hexabromidyphenyl ether,Chlordecone, Hexabromobiphenyl, Lindane, ...



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