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Descriptor in English: Electronic Waste
Descriptor in Spanish: Residuos Electrónicos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Resíduo Eletrônico
Descriptor in French: Déchets électroniques
Entry term(s): Electronic Wastes
Waste, Electronic
Wastes, Electronic
Tree number(s): N06.850.460.710.189
Scope note: Discarded electronic devices containing valuable and sometimes hazardous materials such as LEAD, NICKEL, CADMIUM, and MERCURY. (from http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/ecycling/faq.htm#impact accessed 4/25/2010)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 2011
DeCS UI: 54401
Descriptor UI: D059029
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Electronic Waste - Preferred
Concept UI M0545922
Scope note Discarded electronic devices containing valuable and sometimes hazardous materials such as LEAD, NICKEL, CADMIUM, and MERCURY. (from http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/ecycling/faq.htm#impact accessed 4/25/2010)
Preferred term Electronic Waste
Entry term(s) Electronic Wastes
Waste, Electronic
Wastes, Electronic



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