Appropriate substitution of POPs by safer alternatives, chemical and non-chemical, is the best and most effective way to eliminate POPs from articles, products and processes and to reduce and prevent use-related environmental contamination and human health problems.
This electronic publication on POPs in Articles and Phasing-Out Opportunities
aim therefore presents information on POPs in processes in identified sectors, availability and assessments of alternatives and substitutes to POPs. The publication aims at assisting Parties and others in their implementation of Stockholm Convention provisions (Art. 9 and Art. 10) by providing a compilation of information on alternatives to POPs in current uses. More>