The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry

Global Risk-Based Management of Chemical Additives I

Production, Usage and Environmental Occurrence

Editors: Bilitewski, Bernd, Darbra, Rosa Mari, Barcelo, Damia (Eds.)

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Chemical additives are used to enhance the properties of many industrial products. Since their release into the environment is a potential risk for man and nature, their fate and behavior were investigated in the framework of the European Union-funded project RISKCYCLE. The results are presented in two volumes, Global Risk-Based Management of Chemical Additives I: Production, Usage and Environmental Occurrence and Global Risk-Based Management of Chemical Additives II: Risk-Based Assessment and Management Strategies. This book is the first of the two volumes and contains two main parts. The chapters of the first part provide a thorough review of the chemical additives used in the textile, plastics, lubricants, paper, leather and electronics industries, and describe the effect of each additive on the properties of the product. In the second part international case studies on the global trade of these chemicals and their impact on human health and the environment are presented.

This volume is an invaluable source of information for scientists and governmental agencies dealing with the risk assessment of chemicals on a global scale.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Additives in the Leather Industry

    Daniel Guillén, Antoni Ginebreda, Mira Petrovic, et al.

    Pages 35-55

  • Additives and Other Hazardous Compounds in Electronic Products and Their Waste

    Jenny Westerdahl, Mohammed Belhaj, Tomas Rydberg, John Munthe, Rosa Mari Darbra, Alba Àgueda, Susanne Heise, Lou Ziyang

    Pages 57-81

  • Lubricants and Additives: A Point of View

    Diego Baderna, Elena Boriani, Fabio Dalla Giovanna, Emilio Benfenati

    Pages 109-132

  • Additives in the Plastics Industry

    Lauran van Oers, Ester van der Voet, Veit Grundmann

    Pages 133-149

  • Problems in Paper Recycling of Vietnam

    Nguyen Thi Diem Trang

    Pages 153-166

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Risk-Based Management of Chemical Additives I
Book Subtitle
Production, Usage and Environmental Occurrence
Editors
  • Bernd Bilitewski
  • Rosa Mari Darbra
  • Damia Barcelo
Series Title
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Series Volume
18
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-24876-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-24876-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-24875-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43835-6
Series ISSN
1867-979X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 290
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