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Cost Estimation Of Introducing Technological Changes In The Production Of Crockery, Tinplate, Paint And Gasoline To Reduce Lead Content: The Mexico City Case

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR930571

Volume

1

Pages

5

Published

1993

Size

351 kb

Author(s)

C. Ortiz, E. Lara-Flores & A. Barrera

Abstract

Cost estimation of introducing technological changes in the production of crockery, tinplate, paint and gasoline to reduce lead content: the Mexico City case C. Ortiz, E. Lara-Flores, A. Barrera National Institute of Public Health, and Mexican Institute of Petroleum, Mexico ABSTRACT Estimate the costs-effectiveness of the introduction of new technologies in the crockery, tinplate, paint and gasoline industries and the impact among enterpre- uners and consumers by their application and reductionlor elimination of lead in these products in Mexico City. INTRODUCTION The cost-effectiveness analysis of introducing technological changes in the production of lead products like crockery, tinplanting, paint products and gasoline allows the development of criteria for making decisions on the effectiveness of altering these manufacturing processes in the reduction of lead content, the benefits for health and the contribution to the definition of regulations, controls and health po

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