The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name The Global Portal to Information on Chemical Substances
Abbreviated name eChemPortal
Owner/Developer The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Abbreviated owner OECD
Country France
Languages English
Contact email
Description eChemPortal provides free public access to information on chemical properties and direct links to collections of information prepared for government chemical review programmes at national, regional, and international levels. Access to information on existing chemicals, new industrial chemicals, pesticides and biocides is provided. eChemPortal also makes available national/regional classification results according to national / regional hazard classification schemes or according to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). In addition, eChemPortal provides also exposure and use information on chemicals. The main objectives of eChemPortal are: 1) To make this information on existing chemicals publicly available and free of charge, 2) To enable quick and efficient use of this information, 3) To enable efficient exchange of this information.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Database
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers, Scientists
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Reduction, Replacement
Purpose Documentation and information