The Global Forum will be held on 29-31 May 2018, and aims to shed light on sustainable plastic good practices. The Forum will provide an overview of the role of plastics, deliver examples of sustainable plastic design, define "sustainable" from the lens of chemical selection, identify key tools and approaches, and discuss current and future environmental policy instruments to incentivise sustainable plastic design.
The OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) ensure the generation of high quality and reliable test data related to the safety of industrial chemical substances and preparations. The principles have been created in the context of harmonising testing procedures for the Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD).
New report on the proceedings of the 8th Expert Group on BioPesticides Seminar on Niche Uses of Highly Specific Biocontrol Products.
New OECD report highlights the main conclusions drawn from the OECD Working Group on Chemical Accidents Workshop on Quantifying the Benefits of Regulations for Chemical Accidents Prevention, Preparedness and Response. The workshop explored the possibility of developing guidance to help government officials and others identify and assess the benefits of regulations for preventing, preparing for and responding to chemical accidents.
AOP-Wiki version 2.2 contains a large number of new features including multiple navigational tips, the redesign of the AOP pages, the update of the snapshot format to match the new AOP Users' handbook and a new format (AOP-XML) allowing the users to obtain all AOP-Wiki content in an easily usable form. AOP-Wiki users are encouraged to follow our new AOP Users' Handbook providing practical instructions on AOP development.
Documents on Testing for Endocrine Disrupters which make up the Series on Testing and Assessment.
GLP issues raised by testing labs are covered in this comprehensive list of questions and answers, recently updated with questions related to: sponsors, Contract Research Organisations (CROs), sub-contractors, archives, Information Technology (IT), Biotechnology/GMOs and other miscellaneous issues
Find out the complete list of version 4.2 new features.
Deadlines for comments: Draft Guidance Document on Good In Vitro Method Practices (GIVIMP) for the Development and Implementation of In Vitro Methods for Regulatory Use in Human Safety Assessment by 28 February 2018.
Latest report on the OECD Workshop on Intellectual Property Issues in OECD Test Guidelines (No. 278) inviting experts in intellectual property, regulatory standards, and innovative test methods for chemical safety testing to present and discuss issues associated with the availability, distribution means and transparent access to protected elements in OECD Test Guidelines (TGs).