The Federal Environment Agency (UBA) runs in cooperation with the Federal Institute for
       Risk Assessment (BfR) and the Federal Office of Consumer Protection
       and Food Safety (BVL) the Federation/Länder Dioxin Database.
       The WebService: www.dioxindb.de was developed with
       the partner Bavarian State Ministry of the
       Environment and Public Health (StMUG).

Timeline: Dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs

Persistent organic pollutants or POPs are degraded or converted in the environment only very slowly. With the release of these substances, one of the biggest environmental problems was created, which will surely accompany and follow us for many more decades.

The following link summarizes chronologically important events for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, and furans.




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