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  • 20-October-2014


    OECD encourages the development of non-animal test methods for the detection of thyroid disrupters

    The OECD Advisory Group on Endocrine Disrupters Testing and Assessment met on 16-17 October 2014 in Paris to discuss the development and update of Test Guidelines and related documents for endocrine disrupters testing and assessment.

  • 2-October-2014


    Report of the pilot exercise on classifications for selected chemicals assessed at CoCAM

    The OECD has published a report on a pilot chemical classification exercise undertaken in 2013 and ‘14. Using a number of chemical assessments agreed in the OECD hazard assessment programme, reasons why classification proposals may differ were investigated. The report concludes on the main reasons for such differences, and recommends some measures to overcome some of them.

  • 29-September-2014


    New, updated and corrected OECD Test Guidelines for the testing of chemicals – 26 September 2014

    On 26 September 2014, the OECD Council adopted three new, five updated and one corrected OECD Test Guidelines for the testing of chemicals.

  • 26-September-2014


    OECD Guidance on the GLP Requirements for Peer Review of Histopathology

    This advisory document provides guidance on how pathology peer reviews should be planned, conducted and reported within the context of OECD Good Laboratory Practice.

  • 25-September-2014


    OECD launches its knowledge base on Adverse Outcome Pathways

    The OECD is pleased to announce, together with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency and the European Commission Joint Research Centre, the Adverse Outcome Pathway Knowledge Base (AOP KB). This is a web-based platform which aims to bring together all the knowledge on how chemicals can induce adverse effects, therefore providing a focal point for AOP development and dissemination.

  • 23-September-2014


    Biobased Chemicals and Bioplastics: Finding the Right Policy Balance

    Several OECD countries have published their plans for the development of a future bioeconomy, in which bio-based materials and production techniques will contribute significantly to economic and environmental sustainability. The case for support for bio-based chemicals and plastics therefore warrants serious attention.

  • 16-septembre-2014


    Rapport du questionnaire sur les Régimes Réglementaires pour les Nanomatériaux Manufacturés 2010-2011

    Ce rapport présente les résultats d’une étude sur les Régimes Réglementaires des Nanomatériaux Manufacturés dans diverses juridictions de l’OCDE, avec une attention particulière orientée vers les défis réglementaires futurs et la collaboration entre les pays.

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  • 12-septembre-2014


    Rapport de l'atelier de l'OCDE sur l'exposition des enfants aux produits chimiques

    Ce document concerne un atelier sur l’exposition des enfants aux produits chimiques qui s’est tenu le 7-8 octobre 2013, Utrecht, Pays bas. Les principaux résultats sont : 1) un arbre décisionnel pour aider les évaluateurs à savoir quand réaliser des études d’évaluation du risque et de l’exposition des enfants ; et 2) des recommandations pour des travaux de recherche sur des questions spécifiques de l’évaluation de l’exposition. [432]

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  • 7-August-2014


    Report of an OECD survey on risk management/mitigation approaches and options related to agricultural pesticide use near residential areas

    This report of a survey collates member countries’ approaches to manage and mitigate the risk of pesticide use near residential areas.

  • 7-August-2014


    Report of an OECD survey on the assessment of the risks from obsolete pesticides in OECD countries

    OECD has published a report of a survey that provides information and recommendations on how to deal with stocks of “obsolete” pesticides in OECD member (and partner) countries. Such pesticides’ obsolescence can arise for a number of reasons including product deterioration, product de-registration, and product revision.

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