Latest Documents

  • 4-June-2009


    Validation of (Q)SAR Models

    The Toolbox is a software application intended to be used by governments, chemical industry and other stakeholders in filling gaps in (eco)toxicity data needed for assessing the hazards of chemicals. The Toolbox incorporates information and tools from various sources into a logical workflow. Crucial to this workflow is grouping chemicals into chemical categories.

  • 4-May-2009


    Introduction to (Quantitative) Structure Activity Relationships

    Structure-Activity Relationship (SAR) is an approach designed to find relationships between chemical structure (or structural-related properties) and biological activity (or target property) of studied compounds. As such it is the concept of linking chemical structure to a chemical property (e.g., water solubility) or biological activity including toxicity (e.g., fish acute mortality). Qualitative SARs and quantitative SARs,

  • 30-January-2009

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    Data Analysis of the Identification of Correlations between Polymer Characteristics and Potential for Health or Ecotoxicological Concern

    This document contains an analysis of data on 205 polymers to identify correlations between polymer characteristics and the potential for health or ecotoxicological concern.

  • 15-April-2008


    OECD helps governments and industry save money, time and animals for chemical tests

    OECD has devised an innovative product, the (Q)SAR Application Toolbox, to estimate the hazardous properties of chemicals by analysing their molecular structure.

  • 27-September-2007


    Guidance on Grouping of Chemicals

    Revised Guidance for Grouping of Chemicals. Considers closely related chemicals as a group, or cateogory, rather than as individual chemicals. In this approach, not every chemical needs to be tested for every endpoint.

  • 3-August-2007


    Electronic Tools for Data Submission, Evaluation and Exchange in the OECD Cooperative Chemicals Assessment Programme

    The main electronic tool for data submission, evaluation and exchange used in the OECD Cooperative Chemicals Assessment Programme is the International Uniform Chemical Information Database (IUCLID). IUCLID is a software program for the administration of data on chemical substances.

  • 1-August-2007


    OECD Harmonised Templates

    The OECD Harmonised Templates are standard data formats for reporting reults of studies with chemicals in order to determine their properties and effects on human health and the environment.

  • 4-May-2007

    English, Excel, 544kb

    Brochure on eChemPortal: The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances

    This brochure provides details on the project for eChemPortal: The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances. eChemPortal is an internet gateway that provides direct free access to information on the properties of chemicals (physical-chemical properties, environmental fate and behaviour, ecotoxicity, toxicity) as well as to hazard and risk assessments. It allows users to simultaneously search for chemicals contained in

  • 15-February-2007

    English, , 553kb

    Report on the Regulatory Uses and Applications in OECD Member Countries of Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (Q)SAR Models in the Assessment of New and Existing Chemicals

    This case studies report is part of the OECD effort to develop guidance for regulatory applications of (Quantitative) Structure-Activity Relationship [(Q)SAR] models, and emphasizes the use of programme-specific case studies.

  • 30-March-2006

    English, , 42kb

    Pilot Phase of the OECD Parallel Process for the Notification of New Chemicals

    This document describes a pilot phase for a process in which companies can notify to multiple jurisdictions and governments share information when conducting their reviews.

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