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Unformatted text preview: 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products More environmental impact categories • Smog formation • Human carcinogenicity • Aquatic toxicity • Terrestrial toxicity • Global warming • Acidification • Stratospheric ozone depletion 1 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products • To assess environmental impacts, the relative potency of chemicals for specific environmental effects is combined with information about releases . Example: • Some schemes for assessing environmental impacts rate chemicals based only on toxicity , while others rate chemicals for a large number of diverse environmental impacts. • Some impact categories might apply to biological species found only in specific habitats (eg, aquatic toxicity values) while other impact categories are global (eg stratospheric ozone depletion and global warming)....
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- Winter '11
- Natural environment, Ozone depletion, stratospheric ozone depletion, green products