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Colombia: Controlling Chemical Substances to Avoid Acid Attacks

Written by Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 9 May 2014 @ 6:00 am | No Comments

In Citizen Media, Colombia, Latin America, Quick Reads, Spanish, Women & Gender

To avoid acid attacks [1] that target mainly women in different parts of the country, Colombian government is about to control [2] [es] retail sales of caustic acids and chemical substances: sulfuric acido, hydrchloric acid, muriatic acid, phosphoric acid, nitric acid and sodium hydroxide, in the form of aqueous solution and flakes.

RCN Radio [3] informed on Twitter:

Government is preparing a decree to regulate the controlled sale of acids.


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[1] acid attacks: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/04/25/acid-attacks-against-women-in-colombia-cause-consternation-and-alarm/

[2] is about to control: http://www.rcnradio.com/noticias/gobierno-alista-decreto-de-reglamentacion-para-venta-de-acidos-134795

[3] RCN Radio: http://www.rcnradio.com/

[4] http://t.co/V9ABC4OXvz: http://t.co/V9ABC4OXvz

[5] Mayo 6, 2014: https://twitter.com/rcnlaradio/statuses/463795349014851584

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