Chemistry and the Environment Division


Through its internationally recognized membership and project teams, the Division of Chemistry and the Environment (DCE) will provide unbiased and timely authoritative reviews on the behavior of chemical compounds in food and the environment. The DCE will undertake both fundamental and applied evaluations that contribute to solving environmental problems and enhancing the quality of food on a global scale.

Division VI biosketches

New: Call For Project Proposals for 30 September 2018 through 30 September 2019

New: 14th International Congress of Crop Protection Chemistry, Ghent, May 2019.

HOT PAPER: A critical evaluation of nanopesticides and nanofertilizers against their conventional analogues (Nature Nanotechnology, 2018)

46th World Chemistry Congress, 9-14 July 2017, Sao Paulo, Brazil – DCE Poster Award – Pictures (A, B, C, D)

Subcommittees and Commissions

Meeting Minutes

Activity Reports


  • The Second International Conference on Agrochemicals Protecting Crops, Health and Natural Environment—The Role of Chemistry for Sustainable Agriculture, New Delhi, India, 15–18 February 2012 (see: Unsworth, J. B., Shakil, N. A., Kumar, J., Kleter, G. A. Linders, J. B. H. J., “Agrochemicals,” Chemistry International, Vol. 32, No. 4 July-August 2012 – PDF)
  • Bibliography of Technical Publications from the DCE [updated Nov 2012]