UN urges businesses to tackle catastrophic chemical risks

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Major new report reveals poisoning from industrial and agricultural chemicals is contributing to over one million deaths a year

The failure of businesses and governments to adequately address the threats presented by hazardous chemicals is leading to over one million premature deaths a year and resulting in global economic losses...

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