TITLE

Saicm progress sized up

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;3/5/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 56, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a draft proposal launched by the Canadian government to develop an approach that will establish indicators to monitor the progress made in implementing Saicm, the Strategic Approach to International Chemical Management. The stated aim of Saicm is that, by 2020, chemicals will be used and produced in ways that will have minimal adverse impact on human health and the environment.
ACCESSION #
24455790

 

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