Impurity in Products
Figure 1. Mercury Sources by Category in percentage
Figure 2. Mercury Emission Distribution to the Environment in percentage
2.1 Current regulations relevant to mercury in the Philippines
The following policies already exist in the Philippines and they can be used for the regulation of mercury use. However, more specific and stringent measures can be put in place by government departments and local governments as suggested in the Action Plan.
Chemical Control Order (CCO) for Mercury and Mercury Compounds (1997)