With the goal of harmonizing the calculation of MRLs across the OECD, the OECD has developed a MRL Calculator. It is made up of a simple to use xls. A User Guide and a Statistiscal White Paper are available to help with the use of the Calculator.
This book examines the environmental impacts of international maritime transport, and looks more in detail at the impacts stemming from near-port shipping activities, the handling of the goods in the ports and from the distribution of the goods to the surrounding regions.
The aim of the OECD Green Growth Strategy is to provide a clear framework for how countries can achieve economic growth and development while at the same time preventing costly environmental degradation, climate change and inefficient use of natural resources.
At this roundtable, M. Gurría concluded that the topic of fairness and intergenerational solidarity is an essential part of our responsibility today and will be essential for the creation of a stronger, cleaner, fairer world economy tomorrow.
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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This report presents the results of an OECD BioPesticides Seminar in July 2009
These science-based consensus documents, mutually acceptable among member countries, contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of a particular food/feed product.
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This consensus document is the first one that was jointly developed by both the Working Group and the Task Force. It addresses the issues linked to molecular characterisation in a risk/safety assessment. It describes the background and purpose of molecular characterisation, transformation methods, inserted DNA, insertion site and expressed material, inheritance and genetic stability. A summary is provided under section V of the
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This consensus document identifies the key nutrients, toxicants, and other constituents that may contribute to the nutritional or anti-nutritional properties of low erucic acid rapeseed (canola). It contains a general description of the use of low erucic acid rapeseed as both a food and a feed product. The main nutrients, toxicants, and other constituents in both low erucic acid rapeseed oil and low erucic acid rapeseed meal are
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This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of cassava by identifying the key food and feed nutrients, toxicants and allergens. A general description of these components is provided. As well, there is background material on the production, processing and uses of cassava and considerations to be taken when assessing new cassava varieties. Constituents to be analysed, related to food use and to feed