Report on dangerous substances in the aquatic environment of Lithuania.

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Litva
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2009

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This report describes the main resutls of the project “Screening of Hazardous Substances in the aquatic environment of Lithuania”, which has started in October 1 2005 and continued till March of 2007. The current report presents  EU legal environmental obligations in the water sector, where a big emphasis is given to the control of pollution by hazardous substances and possiblities for progressive reduction of pollution of the aquatic environment by hazardous substances and phasing out the emissions of hazardous priority substances. All together the project covered 44 sites, where 9 hazardous substances groups were analyzed (metals, phenols and their ethoxylates, organotin compounds, brominated diphenylethers, phtalates and their ethoxylates, chlorinated parafins, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, chloroorganic pesticides, pentachlorphenol and some other substances such as chlorpyrifos, cyanides, AOX at some sites) and ecotoxicity tests were performed.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZEMĚDĚLSTVÍ, LESNICTVÍ A RYBÁŘSTVÍ
ZPRACOVATELSKÝ PRŮMYSL
Konečná úprava textilií
Výroba plastů v primárních formách
Výroba nátěrových barev, laků a jiných nátěrových materiálů, tiskařských barev a tmelů
Výroba farmaceutických přípravků
Výroba nábytku
Průzkumné vrtné práce
Úklidové činnosti
Provider: 
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Liquids
Substance Description: 

metals, phenols and their ethoxylates, organotin compounds, brominated diphenylethers, phtalates and their ethoxylates, chlorinated parafins, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, chloroorganic pesticides, pentachlorphenol and some other substances such as chlorpyrifos, cyanides, AOX at some sites, Cd, Hg, Hexachlorobutadiene, Hexachlorocyclohexane, Hexachlorobenzene, 1,2-dichlorethane, Trichloromethane (Chloroform), Pentachlorphenol, Trichlorobenzene, Carbontetrachloride, DDT, aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, isodrin,  trichloroethylene, perchloroethylene, Cadmium and its compounds, lead, zink, Naphtalene, Fluoranthene, Anthracene, Benzo(a)pyrene, Benzo(b)fluoranthene, Benzo[ghi]perylene, Benzo(k)fluoranthene, Indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene

CAS Number: 
2921-88-2
68037-05-8
91001-50-2
118-74-1
67-66-3
309-00-2
7440-43-9
7439-92-1
7440-66-6
EC number: 
930-592-4
20-864-4
614-215-8
292-820-2
204-273-9
200-663-8
206-215-8
231-152-8
231-100-4
231-175-3
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Policy paper
Report
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Policy makers
Safety officers
Workers

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