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The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Regulation 9(17)

SCHEDULE 5POLLUTANTS

Indicative list of the main polluting substances to be taken into account if they are relevant for fixing emission limit values–

AIR

1.  Sulphur dioxide and other sulphur compounds

2.  Oxides of nitrogen and other nitrogen compounds

3.  Carbon monoxide

4.  Volatile organic compounds

5.  Metals and their compounds

6.  Dust

7.  Asbestos (suspended particulates, fibres)

8.  Chlorine and its compounds

9.  Fluorine and its compounds

10.  Arsenic and its compounds

11.  Cyanides

12.  Substances and preparations which have been proved to possess carcinogenic or mutagenic properties or properties which may affect reproduction via the air.

13.  Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans

WATER

1.  Organohalogen compounds and substances which may form such compounds in the aquatic environment

2.  Organophosphorus compounds

3.  Organotin compounds

4.  Substances and preparations which have been proved to possess carcinogenic or mutagenicproperties or properties which may affect reproduction in or via the aquatic environment

5.  Persistent hydrocarbons and persistent and bioaccumulable organic toxic substances

6.  Cyanides

7.  Metals and their compounds

8.  Arsenic and its compounds

9.  Biocides and plant health products

10.  Materials in suspension

11.  Substances which contribute to eutrophication (in particular, nitrates and phosphates)

12.  Substances which have an unfavourable influence on the oxygen balance (and can be measured using parameters such as BOD, COD, etc.).

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