Global Update

Global Update

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

OECD Investigation of Existing Chemicals
Germany and the United States are co-sponsoring vinyl acetate for review under the OECD Co-operation on the Investigation of Existing Chemicals.

In February 2003, Germany offered its preliminary draft EU risk assessment for comment to the OECD member countries; among others, the United States offered comments.

Click here for the latest official status of vinyl acetate under the OECD program, available from the OECD HPV database site.

VAC and ASG intend to actively participate in the OECD review of vinyl acetate.