UNEP DTIE Chemicals Branch
Established 1976, as International Register of Potentially Toxic Chemicals (IRPTC) -- Régistre international des substances chimiques potentiellement toxiques (RISCPT) -- Registro Internacional de Productos Quimicos Potencialmente Tóxicos (RIPQPT), by United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). Part of UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE). Also previously known as UNEP Chemicals (IRPTC) -- PNUE Substances chimiques -- PNUMA Productos quimicos. One of the main components of UNEP programmes. No longer exists as an independent programme.
Protect humans and the environment from adverse effects of chemicals and hazardous waste; serve as the focal point of UNEP's activities on chemicals issues and the main catalytic force in the UN system for concerted global action on environmentally sound management of hazardous chemicals.Available with paid subscription only.
Reflects global priorities identified by governments; works directly with countries to build national capacity for the clean production, use and disposal of chemicals; promotes and disseminates information on chemical safety; delivers policy and technical assistance for the sound management of chemicals; build and strengthens partnerships with governments, UN bodies, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations. Minamata Convention on Mercury, Global Mercury Partnership, Heavy Metals and Harmful Substances; Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM).
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