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Towards safer products for our environment and health

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    SAICM is leading a 4-year project in over 40 countries for eliminating lead in paint and chemicals of concern from toys, electronics and building products

    SAICM is leading a 4-year project in over 40 countries for eliminating lead in paint and chemicals of concern from toys, electronics and building products

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Welcome to the Knowledge Platform of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management

Here you can learn about emerging policy issues through resources, reading news articles, finding out about events around the globe, and networking with other people working on the safe management of chemicals and waste.

This site was created within the framework of the SAICM project Chemicals Without Concern – Towards safer products for our environment and health, funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).

We are interested in hearing about your user experience in this beta version of the site. Click here to provide your feedback.

Check a series of online learning materials on the the safe management of chemicals
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Check a series of online learning materials on the the safe management of chemicals

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Rethinking chemistry for a circular economy: Chemical complexity complicates product recycling and manufacturing sustainability
Academic article

Rethinking chemistry for a circular economy: Chemical complexity complicates product recycling and manufacturing sustainability

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Helping SMEs to achieve legal limit of lead in paint, developed as part of the Chemicals Without Concern projec
Technical guidelines for paint manufacturers

Helping SMEs to achieve legal limit of lead in paint, developed as part of the Chemicals Without Concern projec

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