Suggested solution for hazardous components in emerging economies

Examples for products covered:
– Lead-glass from CRTs
– Batteries and accumulators containing any of these: Li-Ion, NiMH, NiCd, Lead-acid
– Printer cartridges (typically not hazardous but considered amber listed under Basel Convention when no material safety data sheet can be provided for each and every different type of cartridge)
– BFR plastics (plastics containing Brominated flame retardants)
– Mercury containing lamps, switches, relays
– Transformers, capacitors, switches containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
– CFCs, HCFCs, oils from fridges, freezers, aircons

Suggested Treatment:
Special treatment plants needed. If they are not available in the country, allow controlled export to specialist plant in other countries.

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