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Monday, 19 December 2011 20:46

Coordinating NGO for EEB/ZMWG funded project :  iLima organisation

Contact details:              Cecilia N’gang’a - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Project title: Awareness raising on human exposure and monitoring of mercury emissions from hotspots using Lumex mercury monitoring and analysis of mercury content in skin lightening products in Africa

Project objectives: Monitor and measure mercury emissions and raise awareness on human exposure to mercury from various sources; Affecting policy change in Kenya via the Lumex

Activities:

ð     Raise African awareness on human exposure to mercury by monitoring mercury emissions from hotspots using the Lumex mercury monitoring

ð     Sample skin care products from seven countries in Africa and send them to iLima for further screening with the Lumex machine

ð     Analyze the actual mercury content in the selected skin lightening products in the Kenya Industrial Research and development Institute (KIRDI) laboratory in Kenya

ð     Present a report on the findings.

Status: completed

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