The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, adopted a global plan of action – Agenda 21 – to solve mankind's most urgent problems. Safe management of chemicals is sketched out in chapter 19: assessment of chemical risks, harmonization of classification and labeling, exchange of information regarding risks, risk reduction programs, strengthening of national capabilities and capacities, prevention of illegal trade, as well as information and education.
Progress report regarding implementation of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)
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