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SRADev, SON sensitise stakeholders on essence of lead-free paint production

Following the outcomes of the Technical Committee meeting on issues relating to lead tolerance in paints, quality, and labelling requirements in line with the...

Lead paint: Why it should be eliminated in Nigeria

Based on estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO), almost 1 million people die every year due to lead poisoning Millions of people, many of...

Almost 1m people die every year due to lead poisoning – WHO

Each year, an estimated 1 million people, die from lead poisoning, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The UN body adds that millions more,...

Philippines: 85 imported spray paints found to contain lead above legal limit – Groups

Paints containing lead above the legal limit continue to be exported from China and Thailand to the Philippines despite a national ban on such...

Philippine group finds excessive lead levels in 37 imported spray paints

Paint products in aerosol cans containing high levels of lead are still offered for sale by offline and online retailers despite the ban on...

Philippine study finds lead in industrial paints sold locally

The report “Lead in Solvent-Based Industrial Paints Sold in the Philippines” released on Sunday, October 24, 2021, in time for the UN-backed International Lead...

Philippines wins Future Policy Award for banning leaded paints

A Chemical Control Order (CCO) promulgated by the Government of the Philippines banning lead in the manufacture of all paints to prevent children’s and...

Nigeria initiates moves to eliminate lead use in paint

At a two-day project launch held from November 19 to 20, 20202 in Lagos courtesy of the Federal Ministry of Environment with Sustainable Research...

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Senator Abaribe leads African MPs’ climate finance demand to the G7

Parliamentarians from across Africa, led by Nigerian Senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has called on G7 countries to show more commitment...
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While some chemical pollutants reducing in the environment, new ones keep popping up – Study

A comprehensive global study of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) – health-endangering chemicals that stay in the environment over decades...

EU hopes Azerbaijan will achieve best results at COP29

Azerbaijan, hosting COP29 as one of the key players in the fight against global climate change, will achieve the...

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Senator Abaribe leads African MPs’ climate finance demand to the G7

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