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2015 Sustainability Report
published 2016/07/13

Glossary

 

  PBT Substances

Persistent (non degradable), Bioaccumulative (accumulates in the body), Toxic (poisonous) substances: Properties of particularly hazardous chemicals. 

  Pestizids-Aktions-Netzwerkes e.V. PAN

"PAN Germany" is a nonprofit organization that provides information on the negative consequences of the use of pesticides, is committed to environmentally sound and socially just alternatives and acts as part of the "Pesticide Action Network" (PAN). http://www.pan-germany.org (PAN Germany) 

  PFC

Abbreviation for per or poly fluorinated chemicals, also known as fluorocarbons, practically non-degradable, toxic chemicals, which are used for waterproofing. 

  Phthalates

Phthalates are used as plasticizer. Phthalates can be found in food, drinking water, the air and objects. Some phthalates such as diethylhexyphthalat (DEHP) are considered teratongenic and toxic to human fertility. 

  Preventative Approach

Or even Preventative Principle, an essential part of the environmental and health policy in Europe should be reduced or avoided by the impact on people and nature in advance. 

  Preventative Principle

Or even Preventative Approach, an essential part of the environmental and health policy in Europe should be reduced or avoided by the impact on people and nature in advance.

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