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This report was initiated by the OECD’s Sustainable Chemistry Issue Team. Previous work within the OECD attempted to use patent data to better understand innovative activity in sustainable chemistry. However, more information and analysis is needed to understand the dynamics of innovation in this area, especially from the industrial perspective. In order to begin the process in a preliminary way, researchers from the Yale Center for
This is the report of an OECD workshop on metals specificities in environmental risk assessment, held on 7-8 September 2011 in Paris. The workshop was held following a proposal from the Task Force on Hazard Assessment to organise workshops on the hazard assessment of specific groups of chemicals, and identify opportunities for harmonisation of approaches across regions.
This report presents the results of an OECD Seminar (Paris, May 2010) on biopesticide issues related to the fate in the environment of microbial control agents and their effects on non-target organisms.
The purpose of this Issue Paper that has been developed by the OECD BioPesticides Steering Group, is to highlight current international microbial contaminant criteria on food and drinking water and to encourage discussions among OECD member countries.
To help users find the information that they seek, this is a list of directories and databases on Chemical Safety and Biosafety at the OECD, along with a brief desciption.
An internet gateway providing direct free access to information on the properties of chemicals as well as to hazard and risk assessments.
This page details the Council Decisions related to Good Laboratory Practice. The OECD Principles of GLP set out managerial concepts covering the organisation of test facilities and the conditions under which pre-clinical safety studies are executed.
This Guidance Document will help in planning the trials in OECD countries and in interpreting the results.It is part of the Series on Pesticides (no. 66).
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This document is based on a report produced by P. van der Poel and J. Bakker of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), the Netherlands, and overseen by the OECD Task Force on Environmental Exposure Assessment (TFEEA) . The first draft was submitted in June 2003. The TFEEA discussed the first draft at the 11th meeting September 2003 and the second draft at the 12th meeting in September 2004. The draft was
Classification and labeling of chemicals according to the UN Globally Harmonised System (GHS). Several OECD member countries and other organisations have made their GHS classifications public through the internet. This web page outlines the current status based on a survey performed in 2011.