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This report was initiated by the OECD’s Sustainable Chemistry Issue Team and uses patent data to investigate green chemistry innovation trends. Due to the nature of the International Patent Classification (IPC) system it was not possible to identify a broad all-encompassing green chemistry indicator. As a consequence we have investigated selected technologies which can be identified reliably using IPC classes.While these are by no
Risk Reduction Monograph No. 1: LEAD - Background and National Experience with Reducing Risk is the first in a planned series of OECD documents on risk reduction activities for specific chemicals or groups of chemicals. These Monographs will normally include sections on: the commercial life cycle, including releases from the major point sources and categories of diffuse sources; the environmental life cycle, including qualitative and
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.
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.
The overall objective of this stream of work is to provide policy advice to help governments guide the development and deployment of eco-innovation in the context of the implementation of Green Growth strategies.
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Now that Israel has entered the OECD, the government has made significant efforts to push environmental initiatives such as the promotion of eco-innovation. This report provides an overview of governmental efforts to stimulate eco-innovation in the business sector and households.
This page shows the regulatory contact points in Slovenia for the Food/Feed Safety.
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.
This OECD Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is intended to provide information on the sources, use patterns, and potential release pathways of chemicals to be used in metalworking fluids.
This OECD Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is intended to provide information on the sources, use patterns, and potential release pathways of chemicals to be used in water washing machines at industrial and institutional laundries.