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Descriptor English: Hazardous Waste
Descriptor Spanish: Residuos Peligrosos
Descriptor Portuguese: Resíduos Perigosos
Descriptor French: Déchets dangereux
Entry term(s): Hazardous Wastes
Waste, Hazardous
Wastes, Hazardous
Tree number(s): D20.944.380
D27.888.426.500
N06.850.460.710.380
SP4.031.362
VS4.001.001.005.001.003.009
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006256
Scope note: Waste products which threaten life, health, or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.
Annotation: HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Environmental Pollutants (1975-1987)
Environmental Pollution (1971-1987)
Industrial Waste (1966-1987)
Refuse Disposal (1966-1987)
Waste Products (1976-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
DeCS ID: 24262
Unique ID: D006256
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/05/04
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Hazardous Waste - Preferred
Concept UI M0009815
Scope note Waste products which threaten life, health, or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.
Preferred term Hazardous Waste
Entry term(s) Hazardous Wastes
Waste, Hazardous
Wastes, Hazardous



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