Stockholm Convention on POPs

The objective of Stockholm Convention on POPs 2001 is to protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants or POPs. POPs include the organochlorine pesticides; DDT, endrin, dieldrin, aldrin, chlordane, toxaphene, heptachlor, mirex, hexachlorobenzene; and the industrial chemicals and by-products; PCBs, dioxins and furans. Nine new chemicals were added to the original dirty […]