Persistent organic pollutants (as listed in Annex C Part I of the Stockholm Convention) deriving from anthropogenic sources, such as manufacturing processes or waste treatment. (Source: draft based on Toolkit for Identification and Quantification of Releases of Dioxins, Furans and other unintentional POPs, 2013)

Alternative labels:
unintentional pop
unintentional production
unintentional release
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