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OECD has initiated a new project to help Member countries and others assess and mange the impacts of chemicals throughout their life cycle (i.e., from production of a chemical substances, to distribution, use, recycling and/or recovery and final ...
NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERIES, which are found in a variety of applications including cordless and cellular phones, power tools, household appliances, hobbies and games, camcorders and computers, CAN BE RECYCLED in a number of countries.
This page lists reports and databases on activities aimed at reducing lead in gasoline.
Using Non-Regulatory Means to Manage Risks
Over the last few years, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of new and innovative approaches for managing risks posed by chemicals. OECD countries have found that traditional "command and con...
In 1993, Denmark hosted a workshop on risk reduction of mercury to collect relevant information and identify possible future risk management activities. Based on the responses to a questionnaire, and the material discussed at the worksho...
As with lead, basic background information on cadmium was collected and published as a monograph in 1994. A workshop was held in Saltsjobaden, Sweden in 1995 in order to further characterise the problem and determine the need for risk ma...
OECD conducted an investigation of waste management practices in Member countries with respect to products containing Brominated Flame Retardants. The results of this investigation are documented in the following report. Hazard/Risk Information Sheets for 5 BFRs have also beeen posted.
Lead Publication: (UNEP and OECD) Older Gasoline Vehicles in Developing Countries and Economies in Transition: Their Importance and the Policy Options for Addressing Them (1999) (PDF) Publication: (UNEP and OECD) Phasing Lead Out of Gasoline (1...