Issue Date: February 27, 2006
Safely Managing Chemicals
Brand-new international guidelines have been set to chart approaches for making, transporting, using, and disposing chemicals in ways that protect people's health and the environment. Negotiators completed this plan, known as the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), earlier this month in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (C&EN, Feb. 13, page 12).
The strategy is designed to help the nations of the world implement, by 2020, a comprehensive approach for managing chemicals. In . . .
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