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Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)

By Little Pro on 2016-01-07 Views:  Update:2017-01-18

The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) is a policy framework to promote chemical safety around the world. SAICM has as its overall objective the achievement of the sound management of chemicals throughout their life cycle so that, by 2020, chemicals are produced and used in ways that minimize significant adverse impacts on human health and the environment.

Unlike other conventions, SAICM does not restrict or ban specific types of hazardous chemicals. It is a platform for national authorities to exchange info on chemical management policies for the purpose of achieving the sound management of chemicals throughout their life cycle in the world.

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http://www.saicm.org/

 

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