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GHS Mandatory for All OECD States

The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) has made the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) mandatory for member states and prospective members. The implications of the decision are limited, said Bob Diderichs, director of … Continue reading

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Nanomaterials Remain a Safety Risk

According to the ECHA, nanomaterials remain a black box. Regulatory agencies find it difficult to check the potential hazards that arise from nanomaterials because the data required to prove their harmlessness continues to be unavailable. That’s the conclusion reached by … Continue reading

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Nanomaterials: Updated Dossiers Required

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) has published the results of its seven-year test program for nanomaterials. The program covers 100 chemical tests and more than 780 studies on the special characteristics of the following substances: Fullerenes Single-walled … Continue reading

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Useful Toolbox

Are you looking for safer chemicals or alternative test methods? The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has developed a toolbox that will significantly simplify the search for you. The Substitution and Assessment Toolbox (SAAT) combines a variety of … Continue reading

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