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Colombia: Controlling Chemical Substances to Avoid Acid Attacks

Categories: Latin America, Colombia, Citizen Media, 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.