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Target substances of the COHIBA

COHIBA (work package 4) will identify the most important sources of hazardous substances of special concern and estimate their inputs to the Baltic Sea. It facilitates to understand the link between the sources and releases of the selected substances to the effects in the marine environment.

Substances Sources 

1. Dioxins (PCDD), furans (PCDF) and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

2. Tributyltin compounds (TBT), triphenyltin compounds (TPhT) More information
3. Pentabromoduphenyl ether (pentaBDE), octabromodiphenyl ether (octaBDE), decabro modiphenyl ether (decaBDE) More information
4. Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) More information  
5. Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) More information
6. Nonylphenols (NP), nonyphenol ethoxylates (NPE) More information
7. Octylphenols (OP), octylphenol ethoxylates (OPE) More information
8. Short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP),
medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCP)
More information
9. Endosulfan    
10. Mercury    
11. Cadmium

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