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IPEN Science & Research Reports

Here you will find informational resources (including publications, reports, etc.) that IPEN developed to help educate and orient NGOs, decision-makers and the general public about chemical safety issues. Please note that many of these resources are available in multiple languages — just click on them to see what languages are available.

7 Harmful Chemical Types in Plastics

An Introduction to Plastics and Toxic Chemicals

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Are Your Children’s Toys Hazardous Waste?

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Chemical Recycling: A Dangerous Deception

Chemicals in Plastics: Poisoning the Circular Economy

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Enhancing Controls to Protect Human Health from Plastics