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  • 1-January-1993

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    Traditional Crop Breeding Practices

    This publication provides an introduction for the layman to crop breeding practices and to the wealth of centuries-long knowledge and experience on which today's agriculture depends.

  • 1-January-1993

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    Safety Considerations for Biotechnology Scale-up of Crop Plants

    Following the publication of "Recombinant DNA Safety Considerations" and "Good Developmental Principles for Small-scale Field Research",the OECD Group of National Experts on Safety in Biotechnology further developed safety principles.

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  • 31-January-1991

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    Decision-Recommendation of the Council on the Co-operative Investigation and Risk Reduction of Existing Chemicals [C(90)163/FINAL]

    Decides that Member countries shall co-operatively investigate high production volume (HPV) chemicals in order to identify those which are potentially hazardous to the environment and/or to the health of the general public or workers.

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  • 2-October-1989

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    Decision-Recommendation of the Council on Compliance with Principles of Good Laboratory Practice [C(89)87/FINAL]

    Decides that Member countries in which testing of chemicals for purposes of assessment related to the protection of health and the environment is being carried out pursuant to principles of good laboratory practice that are consistent with the OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice.

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  • 7-July-1989

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    Recommendation of the Council concerning the Application of the Polluter-Pays Principle to Accidental Pollution [C(89)88/FINAL]

    Recommends that, in applying the Polluter-Pays Principle in connection with accidents involving hazardous substances, Member countries take into account the "Guiding Principles Relating to Accidental Pollution" set out in the Appendix which is an integral part of this Recommendation.

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  • 8-July-1988

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    Decision-Recommendation of the Council concerning Provision of Information to the Public and Public Participation in Decision-making Processes related to the Prevention of, and Response to, Accidents Involving Hazardous Substances [C(88)85/FINAL]

    Recommends that Member countries take action to facilitate, as appropriate, opportunities for the public to comment prior to decisions being made by public authorities concerning siting and licensing of hazardous installations and the development of community emergency preparedness plans.

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  • 8-July-1988

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    Decision of the Council on the Exchange of Information concerning Accidents Capable of Causing Transfrontier Damage [C(88)84/FINAL]

    Decides that Member Countries concerned shall exchange information and consult one another, on a reciprocal basis if so desired, with the objective of preventing accidents capable of causing transfrontier damage and reducing damage should such an accident occur.

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  • 26-June-1987

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    Decision-Recommendation of the Council on the Systematic Investigation of Existing Chemicals [C(87)90/FINAL]

    Decides that Member countries shall establish or strengthen national programmes to systematically investigate existing chemicals[2], in order to identify those which need to be managed and/or controlled.

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  • 4-April-1984

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    Recommendation of the Council concerning Information Exchange related to Export of Banned or Severely Restricted Chemicals [C(84)37/FINAL]

    Recommends that if a chemical is exported which is banned or severely restricted in the exporting Member country, information be provided from that country to the importing country to enable the latter to make timely and informed decisions concerning that chemical.

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  • 26-July-1983

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    Recommendation of the Council concerning the Protection of Proprietary Rights to Data submitted in Notifications of New Chemicals [C(83)96/FINAL]

    Recommends that authorities responsible in Member countries for receiving notifications of new chemicals require each notifier to identify the laboratories which produced each of the health, safety, and environmental data.

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