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Coordinating NGO for EEB/ZMWG funded projects:            Toxics Link

Contact details:                  Satish Sinha- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

2011 (Phase VII) Project title:                  Economics associated with technology shift in chlor-alkali industry, estimation of current mercury demand, quantification of mercury usage and release from dentistry, Proposal Phase VII

 Project objectives:        Study the economics of conversion of chlor-alkali from mercury to membrane cell based technology; identify the current mercury usage in various sectors and compile national mercury demand; Carry out a detailed study on mercury use in dentistry; Sustain mercury-free healthcare campaign in India

Activities:

  • Carry out a detailed study of mercury usage in the dental health sector and quantify the total release of mercury into the environment from dentistry practices in India
  • To study and quantify the economics of conversion of chlor-alkali from mercury to membrane cell based technology

  • To identify the current mercury usage in various sectors and compile national mercury demand.

  • Organise a round table discussion

Status: completed. Report Mercury in our Mouth. Report Chlorine industry: Economics of conversion in India

 

Previous projects

2010  Proposal Phase VI

Final Report Phase VI

2009 - Toxics Link Phase V proposal

Emission Estimate of Passport-Free Heavy Metal Mercury from Indian Thermal Power Plants and Non-Ferrous Smelters

VIDEOS - Mercury free hospitals and Mercury Trade in India

2008 - Toxics Link Phase IV proposal

MERCURY CONTAMINATION IN FISH IN WEST BENGAL SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS and press release (DISHA)

Market Study On Alternatives of Mercury Measuring Devices in Health Care in India

2007 - Toxics Link Phase III proposal

Final report Phase III and Poster

2006 - Toxics Link Phase II proposal

Final report Phase II

2005 - Toxics Link Phase I proposal

Report and deliverables from Phase I

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