UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch is leading UN Environment’s activities on chemicals and waste. The Branch is the main catalytic force in the UN system for concerted global action on the environmentally sound management of chemicals and waste. As such, its programme of work reflects global priorities identified by Governments and other stakeholders, including addressing Emerging Policy Issues. Read more
The Chemicals and Health Branch supports a range of projects, including: Lead paint, Chemicals in products, Environmental persistent pharmaceutical pollutants,Endocrine disrupting chemicals,Highly hazardous pesticides, Sustainable chemistry, and Lead and cadmium.
Chemicals Without Concern is the new Knowledge Management Platform of SAICM, the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management, where you can learn about SAICM emerging policy issues through resources, reading news and opinion articles, being informed of events around the globe, and exchanging with other people working on the sound management of chemicals and waste.