Campaign to prevent the use of glyphosate

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Spain
Spanish
2015

Description

Glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide in the world and in Spain. Union Confederation of Workers Commissions - CCOO has launched a campaign against its use: they consider that it should be banned and stopped being used, since there are alternatives on the market that are less harmful to both peoples and the environment.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
Provider: 
Union Confederation of Workers Commissions - CCOO
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

glyphosate

CAS Number: 
1071-83-6
EC number: 
213-997-4
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Other
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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