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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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.
This Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is intended to provide information to be used for risk assessment for active substances and products used as biocidal (i.e. non agricultural) insecticides, acaricides and products to control other arthropods (in the EU, product type 18 [PT18] ). Biocidal products marketed as insecticides are used in many different applications. They may be used indoors (within buildings), outdoors (around
This report presents the main generic management system standards (i.e. those MS standards used internationally and across business sectors) with special reference to the chemical industry.
The Resource Centre provides a clearinghouse of guidance manuals/documents ofrelease estimation techniques for the principal pollutant release and transfer registers developed by OECD member countries. The manuals and documents include descriptive information on the sources of pollution and the pollutants that are released, as well as information on emission factors, mass balance methods, engineering calculations, and monitoring
OECD has initiated a new project to help Member countries and others assess and mange the impacts of chemicals throughout their life cycle (i.e., from production of a chemical substances, to distribution, use, recycling and/or recovery and final ...
NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERIES, which are found in a variety of applications including cordless and cellular phones, power tools, household appliances, hobbies and games, camcorders and computers, CAN BE RECYCLED in a number of countries.
This page lists reports and databases on activities aimed at reducing lead in gasoline.
Mercury In 1993, Denmark hosted a workshop on risk reduction of mercury to collect relevant information and identify possible future risk management activities. Based on the responses to a questionnaire, and the material discussed at the worksho...