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  • 22-July-2011

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    OECD Guidance Document on Risk Communication for Chemical Risk Management (2002)

    A workshop was held in Tokyo (11-12 October 2000) to develop background material for a guidance document that can assist OECD countries and others develop effective research and development programmes within the context of sustainable chemistry (e.g., an institution which is researching improvements to a specific industrial process). This guidance document is based on the discussions inTokyo, and additional input by OECD Member

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  • 22-July-2011

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    Strategies in the Chemicals Industry and Related Areas; Vienna, Austria, 13-14 November 2003 [PART 2] Summary and Conclusions (2004)

    The focus of the Workshop was to show the various attempts to implement service-oriented strategies such as "Chemical Leasing" models in practice. Moreover the possible economic and environmental benefits as well as the possible obstacles and drawbacks should be elucidated. The conclusions were to give an assessment of the prospects of future development for such business models.

  • 22-July-2011

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    Strategies in the Chemicals Industry and Related Areas: Vienna, Austria, 13-14 November 2003 [PART 1]: Summary and Conclusions

    The focus of the Workshop was to show the various attempts to implement service-oriented strategies such as "Chemical Leasing" models in practice. Moreover the possible economic and environmental benefits as well as the possible obstacles and drawbacks should be elucidated. The conclusions were to give an assessment of the prospects of future development for such business models.

  • 20-July-2011

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    Chemical Risk Reduction

    The 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 management activities on particular chemicals.

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  • 20-July-2011

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    Sustainable Chemistry

    Sustainable chemistry is a scientific concept that seeks to improve the efficiency with which natural resources are used to meet human needs for chemical products and services. Sustainable chemistry encompasses the design, manufacture and use of efficient, effective, safe and more environmentally benign chemical products and processes.

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  • 7-July-2011

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    Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

    The OECD is developing proposals for classification criteria and labelling in the area of health and environmental hazards, at the request of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the GHS. A Task Force on Harmonization of Classification and Labelling has been established to coordinate the technical work carried out by the experts.

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  • 3-May-2011

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    Summary Report of the Workshop for Central and Eastern Europe and the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Union; Prague-Pruhonice, Czech Republic, 15-17 January 1997

    The workshop provided advice on the role and value of a PRTR as a tool for environmental policy and addressed the challenges and opportunities for introducing a system in the region that meets national needs. The meeting agenda and list of participants can be found in Annex 1. A list of papers submitted to the workshop can be found in Annex II.

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  • 21-January-2011

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    Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and related chemical products

    Hazard Assessment of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) and its Salts for human health and the environment, as a result of its investigation in the OECD Existing Chemicals Programme.

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  • 5-August-2009

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    Sustainable Chemistry Platform

    Development of this siteThis website has been developed by the Issue Team on Sustainable Chemistry which is part of the OECD Environment, Health and Safety Programme. Germany served as a lead country in the development of this website. Purpose of the Sustainable Chemistry PlatformThis site was set up to facilitate information exchange, review of new developments and further elaboration of incentives for Sustainable Chemistry and to

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  • 18-May-2009

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    Need for research and development programmes in sustainable chemistry

    The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to governments which would like to develop their own programmes to promote R&D in sustainable chemistry that take account of national priorities and policies.

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