SAICMStrategic Approach to International Chemicals Management
SAICMSouth African Institute of Chemical Engineering
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As indicated by the Minister of Housing, Land Planning and Environment Eneida de Len in his inaugural speech of the SAICM plenary, "the last years of the previous century and the first of the current one, were fermntales before the concern for the lack of control of the chemicals toxic substances and the environmental dispersion of hazardous waste.
An impor tant policy framework bundling international activities on chemicals management is the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) (2).
Trata-se da ICCM e seu orgao de acao, o SAICM (Abordagem Estrategica para a Gestao Internacional de Produtos Quimicos) (6) que se destaca no que diz respeito ao comercio internacional de produtos e substancias que contenham nanomateriais.
The ICCM.4 and SAICM efforts on lead in paint have widespread support from the allied chemical industry as they are aligned with accepted risk assessment and risk management practices broadly applicable to chemical control Initiatives.
The Strategic Approach to International Chemical Management (SAICM) is a global policy framework that was created to foster the sound management of chemicals.
In conclusions adopted on 11 June(1), the 27 environment ministers confirm their support for implementation of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM).
The Malaysian government is now very committed to be a part of the global synergized effort in moving the agenda of the strategic approach to international chemicals management (SAICM) including being active in promoting the GHS (i.e., globally harmonized system for classification and labeling of chemical and hazardous substances) (Mokhtar, Ta, & Yen, 2007).
A DETAILED work programme on issues affecting paints and coatings has been drafted by the second International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM), the governing body of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) a new arm of the UN Environment Programme.
In 2006, the United States negotiated the Strategic Approach for International Chemicals Management (SAICM), establishing broad voluntary standards for producing and transporting chemicals worldwide.
International Persistent Organic Pollutant Elimination Network, "IPEN Bangkok SAICM Statement" (7 January