Organic chemicals management
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It has eliminated the use of lead in gasoline, but there are other sources of mercury such as paints and batteries that have not yet been satisfactorily controlled. Lead exposure brings cerebrovascular diseases and nervous system. Improper incineration of household, industrial and agricultural wastes and burning to remove potential sources of dioxins, furans, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and hexachlorocyclohexane. Do not forget that the illegal traffic in hazardous wastes is still a reality, despite the progress and the ability of some countries to avoid it.
It is essential to agree on an approach based on the following main areas of activity related to the management of chemicals as a strategic approach to designing management of chemicals nationwide plan. Implement international instruments on chemicals, hazardous wastes and their illicit trafficking. Collect all coherent and integrated information on chemicals, for example, from national registers on emissions and transfers of pollutants.
Implementing a new system of classification and labeling of chemicals and encourage partnerships to promote activities aimed at enhancing environmentally sound management of chemicals and hazardous wastes.