OECD Guidelines for testing of Chemicals: Effects on Biotic Systems

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The OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals are a collection of the most relevant internationally agreed test methods used by government, industry and independent laboratories to determine the safety of chemicals and chemical preparations, including pesticides and industrial chemicals. They cover tests for the physical-chemical properties of chemicals, human health effects, environmental effects, and degradation and accumulation in the environment.