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About this Digest on Boron

  1. Sources for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Sources for this Digest

The material content of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from the Executive Summary of the Environmental Health Criteria for Boron (EHC 204) , a leading scientific report produced in 1998 by a large international panel of scientists of the IPCS (International Programme on Chemical Safety) and WHO (World Health Organization).

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by Dr. Katharine Fox in collaboration with the GreenFacts team.

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by Dr. Katharine Fox in March 2004 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Team.

Second draft

The second draft of this Digest was produced in June 2004 by Dr. Katharine Fox after review by the GreenFacts Team.

Peer review

The second draft was peer reviewed by 3 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form) and final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in November 2004.


Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in December 2004.

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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