Toxic Gender? The Role of Sex and Gender in Chemicals Management

February 19, 2019

Engagement with the role of sex and gender in chemicals management is not a new phenomenon either internationally  or in the German context, but it is persistently complicated. The relevance of sex (physical/biological) and gender (social/behavioural) aspects to chemical risk assessment and management is usually discussed in three ways: 1) in relation to sex/gender and exposure; 2) in relation to sex/gender and issues of impact assessment and 3) in relation to the issue of gender balance and equal participation of women and men in chemicals management decision-making.

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ViVoChem B.V.

ViVoChem is a stock-holding distributor of chemicals in Almelo (The Netherlands). Our main activities are storage, handling and distribution of chemical products. ViVoChem is part of the German Büfa Group and has got more than 125 years of experience in handling chemicals. The chemical division of the Büfa Group consists of more than 100 people working together.

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ViVoChem B.V.

ViVoChem is a stock-holding distributor of chemicals in Almelo (The Netherlands). Our main activities are storage, handling and distribution of chemical products. ViVoChem is part of the German Büfa Group and has got more than 125 years of experience in handling chemicals. The chemical division of the Büfa Group consists of more than 100 people working together.

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