The objective of the OECD Biocide Programme is to attain a harmonised approach in the regulation of biocides in all OECD countries. The OECD is thus working on harmonising the main data requirements for biocides and the methodologies for the interpretation of these data.
This paper discusses and clarifies the relationship between test facilities and sponsors and the documentation test facilities are expected to maintain about those relations, and it provides a framework for ensuring the independence of study directors.
On 30 April 2020, the OECD hosted a webinar on Good Licensing Practices of protected elements in Test Guidelines. This webinar explained the recently published Guiding Principles for Good Licensing Practices of protected elements in Test Guidelines and show how they can be useful in your work.
The QSAR Toolbox 4.4.1 includes the following updates: the metadata from ECHA REACH studies included in the reports (after installing the plug-in from the repository) has been expanded and aligned to the content of the REACH study results downloadable from the IUCLID website; and some bugs identified in version 4.4 have been fixed.
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This third webinar in the series of Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOPs) was organised on Thursday 30 January 2020. It focused on the core information and telecommunication technologies applications that were built to support AOP development, management and dissemination. Tools and technical tips to facilitate scientific knowledge assembling and evaluations were also be presented.
The OECD is pleased to announce the release of eChemPortal version 3.0. This new version includes a modernisation of the user interface architecture, a refreshed design, more efficient searching including direct searching from the homepage.
This page lists, in chronological order, the Pesticides Publication Series that relate to Minor Uses.
These are the OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals: Testing and Assessment Series Monographs.
Interested parties are invited to send their comments on the Test Guideline No. 458 for Androgen Receptor Transaction. Comments should be sent by 31 January 2020.