A tool enabling countries to identify the most appropriate and efficient actions to solve specific national problems related to chemicals management. It has been developed by the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC) of which OECD is a member.
The Saving Costs in Chemicals Management report estimates that the OECD Environment Health and Safety Programme saves governments and industry around EUR 309 million a year. Find out how governments are working together to tackle the risks posed by chemicals.
Catch up on our latest news and find out about OECD's latest projects, events and publications on Chemical Safety and Biosafety
This brochure highlights the OECD Environment, Health and Safety Programme on-going and planned work for 2013-16.
This brochure marks 25 years of OECD’s Chemical Accidents Programme. It explains its history, many of its achievements since it was established in 1988, and the key concept summing up the way forward which is vigilance.
Read the two new reports on perfluorinated chemicals that have been published with the aim of raising awareness of these chemicals in governments, the private sector and civil society. They support efforts in the framework of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) to improve information sharing at a global level.
Check out the endorsed Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOP), which are now part of a new series available free of charge. The publications correspond to an advanced snapshot-version of the AOPs that have been thoroughly discussed and reviewed by the scientific community in accordance with OECD procedures.