Exponential growth of new chemicals and evolution of information relevant to risk control.

@article{Binetti2008ExponentialGO,
  title={Exponential growth of new chemicals and evolution of information relevant to risk control.},
  author={Roberto Binetti and Francesca Marina Costamagna and Ida Marcello},
  journal={Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={13-5}
}
The number of new chemicals synthesized and marketed increases exponentially. The database CAS REGISTRY at present contains more than 33 million organic and inorganic substances. However, the little information regarding the potential hazard associated with a large amount of chemicals is an old known problem in the European Union and also in the United States. This critical problem may find a solution in the collaboration of the different involved countries and in a planned task setting at… CONTINUE READING
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