Risk management of chemicals

Focus

OECD assists countries in developing methodologies for both governments and industry to manage risks posed by chemicals and, when appropriate, to harmonise risk management activities on particular chemicals.

 

Projects

Substitution of harmful chemicals

 


harmful chemicalsOECD has established an Ad Hoc Group on the Substitution of Harmful Chemicals with the goal of furthering tools and approaches to support decision making for the substitution of chemicals of concern.

Sustainable Chemistry

 


sustainable chemistrySustainable chemistry encompasses the design, manufacture and use of efficient, effective, safe and more environmentally benign chemical products and processes.

Perfluorinated Chemicals

 


PFCsThe OECD/UNEP Global PFC Group was established to facilitate the exchange of information on PFCs and to support a global transition towards safer alternatives.‌‌

Risk reduction of individual chemicals

 


risk reductionThe aim of the OECD Risk Management Programme is to develop methodologies to support government and industry efforts to manage risks posed by chemicals and, when appropriate, to harmonise risk mgt activities on particular chemicals.‌‌

Classification and Labelling

 


classification and labellingThe OECD actively aims to harmonise the international classification of hazardous chemicals. Classification divides chemical substances and mixtures into different categories, based on their physical properties and health and environmental hazards.‌‌‌

Costs and benefits of managing chemicals


Cost and benefits of managing chemicalsThis work supports the socio-economic analysis of management of chemicals by allowing a better quantification and monetisation of health and environmental impacts.


     
 

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