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The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).

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Council Decision 77/586/EEC on the River Rhine

Target compounds
The toxic substances listed in  Annex I include organohalogen, organophosphorus and organotin compounds, carcinogens,  mercury and cadmium compounds and persistent mineral oils and hydrocarbons. Annex II of this Decision lists other dangerous substances for which pollution  should be reduced, namely a range of 20 metalloids and metal compounds, biocides and their derivatives not appearing in Annex I. 
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 European Legislation related to Speciation

The EVISA web site contains simplified guidance based on complex and changing legislation, and does not constitute legal advice. Whilst we endeavour to keep it up to date, we cannot be held liable for errors and omissions; compliance with the law remains the user's responsibility. If you have concerns over compliance, you must seek professional advice, or contact your regulator or local authority.

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