Tributyltin and Policies for Antifouling

  title={Tributyltin and Policies for Antifouling},
  author={C. C. ten Hallers-Tjabbes},
The paper describes development of policies for TBT in relation to antifouling history, scientific assessment of environmental impact and future developments. Major break throughs in development of policies for TBT were triggered by scientific evidence of a specific and very sensitive effect, Vs imposex. Consequently policies were developed in a step-wise process. Restrictions for small vessels followed alarm about coastal dog whelks, while policy initiatives for offshore shipping only started… CONTINUE READING