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  • 22-July-2011

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    Series on Risk Management - Work on Specific Chemical Exposures of Concern

    Publications from the Series on Risk Management which relate to Work on Specific Chemical Exposures of Concern.

  • 22-July-2011

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    Series on Risk Management - Work on Methods Non-Regulatory Initiatives

    Publications in the Series on Risk Management related to Work on Methods Non-Regulatory Initiatives, including Risk Communication, Socio-Economic Analysis and Sustainable Chemistry.

  • 22-July-2011

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    Technical Guidance Document on the Use of Socio-Economic Analysis in Chemical Risk Management Decision Making (2002)

    This is the third in a series of documents produced by the OECD as part of its work on socio-economic analysis. The other two are: Guidance for Conducting Retrospective Studies on Socio-Economic Analysis (1999) and Framework for Integrating Socio-Economic Analysis in Chemical Risk Management Decision Making (2000).

  • 22-July-2011

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    Lead. Background and National Experience with Reducing Risk (1993)

    Risk Reduction Monograph No. 1: LEAD - Background and National Experience with Reducing Risk is the first in a planned series of OECD documents on risk reduction activities for specific chemicals or groups of chemicals. These Monographs will normally include sections on: the commercial life cycle, including releases from the major point sources and categories of diffuse sources; the environmental life cycle, including qualitative and

  • 22-July-2011

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    PFCs: Outcome of the 2009 Survey - Survey on the Production, Use and Release of PFOS, PFAS, PFOA, PFCA, their related Substances and Products/Mixtures containing these Substances (2011)

    The OECD monitors the manufacture and use of perfluoroalkyl sulfonates (PFAS) and related chemicals including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorocarboxylic acids (PFCA) and related chemicals including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) through surveys conducted every 2-3 years. The related substances also include precursors, which are chemicals that can break down to form PFCA or PFAS. These chemicals are being monitored as they

  • 22-July-2011

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    Results of Survey on Production and Use of PFOs, PFAs and PFOA, related Substances and Products/Mixtures containing these Substances (2005)

    This document presents the results of the survey of production and use information on Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS), Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonate (PFAS), Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), related substances and products/mixtures containing these substances. The document was prepared by Australia on the basis of the responses received by 10th September 2004. The responses received after this date as well as a compilation of detailed

  • 22-July-2011

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    Workshop on Exchanging Information Across a Chemical Product Chain; Stockholm, Sweden, 15-16 June 2004 (2004)

    This document reports the outcome of a Workshop that was held to improve information exchange across a chemical product chain. The Workshop is an outcome of the project “Identifying Problems Associated with Exchanging Information across a Chemical Product Chain” that was endorsed at the 35th Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and the Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology. Annex I gives a short historical

  • 22-July-2011

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    Sustainable Chemistry: Evidence on Innovation from Patent Data

    This report was initiated by the OECD’s Sustainable Chemistry Issue Team and uses patent data to investigate green chemistry innovation trends. Due to the nature of the International Patent Classification (IPC) system it was not possible to identify a broad all-encompassing green chemistry indicator. As a consequence we have investigated selected technologies which can be identified reliably using IPC classes.While these are by no

  • 22-July-2011

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    Workshop Report on Consideration of Chemical Safety in Green Procurement; Seoul, Korea, 8-10 November 2005 (2006)

    The OECD workshop Consideration of Chemical Safety in Green Procurement was held in Seoul (Korea) on 8-10 November 2005. It was prepared by the Issue Team on Chemical Product Policy and hosted by the Korea Ministry of Environment and the Korea Environment Institute. On the basis of examples of existing product categories and criteria for selecting products within product categories, the workshop identified differences and

  • 22-July-2011

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    OECD Guidance Document on Risk Communication for Chemical Risk Management (2002)

    A workshop was held in Tokyo (11-12 October 2000) to develop background material for a guidance document that can assist OECD countries and others develop effective research and development programmes within the context of sustainable chemistry (e.g., an institution which is researching improvements to a specific industrial process). This guidance document is based on the discussions inTokyo, and additional input by OECD Member

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