International Programme on Chemical Safety


Public health impacts of chemicals

Publication series

  • Environmental health criteria
    Provides assessments of the effects of chemicals on human health and the environment; they are designed for scientific experts responsible for risk evaluation, enabling relevant authorities to establish policies for the safe use of these chemicals.
  • Harmonization project
    Provides globally harmonized approaches to risk assessment by increasing understanding and developing basic principles and guidance on specific chemical risk assessment issues.
  • Health and safety guides
    Provides concise information on risks from exposure to chemicals, with practical advice on medical and administrative issues; they are designed for a wide range of administrators, managers, and decision-makers.
  • International chemical safety cards
    Summarizes essential product identity data and health and safety information on chemicals; they are designed for use at shop-floor level, in factories, agriculture and other work places.

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