Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name INCHEM
Owner/Developer International Programme on Chemical Safety
Abbreviated owner IPCS
Country Canada
Languages English
Description IPCS INCHEM (Chemical Safety Information from Intergovernmental Organizations) is an invaluable tool for those concerned with chemical safety and the sound management of chemicals. Produced through cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS); IPCS INCHEM directly responds to one of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS) priority actions to consolidate current, internationally peer-reviewed chemical safety-related publications and database records from international bodies, for public access. IPCS INCHEM offers quick and easy electronic access to thousands of searchable full-text documents on chemical risks and the sound management of chemicals.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Database, Knowledge-base, Specialized website
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Industry
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Toxicological and safety evaluation, Documentation and information