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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.
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...
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...
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.