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Using Non-Regulatory Means to Manage Risks
Over the last few years, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of new and innovative approaches for managing risks posed by chemicals. OECD countries have found that traditional "command and con...
As with lead, basic background information on cadmium was collected and published as a monograph in 1994. A workshop was held in Saltsjobaden, Sweden in 1995 in order to further characterise the problem and determine the need for risk ma...
OECD conducted an investigation of waste management practices in Member countries with respect to products containing Brominated Flame Retardants. The results of this investigation are documented in the following report. Hazard/Risk Information Sheets for 5 BFRs have also beeen posted.
Lead Publication: (UNEP and OECD) Older Gasoline Vehicles in Developing Countries and Economies in Transition: Their Importance and the Policy Options for Addressing Them (1999) (PDF) Publication: (UNEP and OECD) Phasing Lead Out of Gasoline (1...
A risk management monograph on methylene chloride (a paint stripper) was published in 1994. Following the publication, Member countries agreed to establish an information exchange programme to collect and analyse information o...
Nine of these Organisations (CGIAR, CBD, FAO, OECD, OIE, UNCTAD, UNIDO, WHO and WTO) have projects related to safety in biotechnology and have agreed that it would be valuable to form the Inter-Agency Network for Safety in Biotechnology (IANB) t...
as approved by the Task Force on Harmonisation of Classification and Labelling and endorsed by the Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology
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The report, Harmonised Integrated Hazard Classification System, covers the following hazard classes used in systems currently applied: acute toxicity, skin irritation/corrosion, eye corrosion/irritation, sensitisation, mutagenicity, reproductive toxicity, carcinogenicity, target organ toxicity and aquatic environmental hazards.
Emission scenario documents (ESDs) are documents that describe a set of conditions about sources, pathways, production processes and use patterns that quantify the emissions (or releases) of a chemical from production, processing, private use (or...
This page contains a list of the free reports in the Series on Pesticides.