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This document is a report of the WHO OECD ILSI/HESI International Workshop on Risk Assessment of Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals which was held on 15-16 February 2011 in Paris, France. The workshop was held following the proposal from the 45th OECD Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology in February 2010.
OECD Member countries established the Mutual Acceptance of Data to relieve some of burden of testing and assessing chemicals.
The OECD Series on the Principles of Good Laboratory Practice and Compliance Monitoring comprises of guidance documents on various issues relating to Good Laboratory Practices and Compliance Monitoring.
The OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals are a collection of the most relevant internationally agreed test methods used by government, industry and independent laboratories to determine the safety of chemicals and chemical preparations, including pesticides and industrial chemicals.
Ten new and updated Test Guidelines have been adopted by Council on 22 July 2010
Ten new Test Guidelines and six updated Test Guidelines have been adopted by Council on 7 September 2009
These are the OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals: Testing and Assessment Series Monographs.
OECD has devised an innovative product, the (Q)SAR Application Toolbox, to estimate the hazardous properties of chemicals by analysing their molecular structure.
Argentina becomes a Provisional Adherent to MAD Council Decisions
This document provides guidance on the residue analytical methods. Analytical methods are used to generate the data for estimating dietary exposure assessments, to establish Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs), and to determine processing factors.