Heterogeneity in biological assemblages and exposure in chemical risk assessment

ECETOC scientists have studied the feasibility of including georeferenced data to improve the ecological relevance of chemical safety assessments…

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Scientific concepts and methods for moving persistence assessments into the 21st Century

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TR 140 – Systematic review of published studies of ECETOC TRA Worker exposure predictions

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Towards best use and regulatory acceptance of generic physiologically based kinetic (PBK) models for in vitro‑to‑in vivo extrapolation (IVIVE) in chemical risk assessment

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A framework for chemical safety assessment incorporating new approach methodologies within REACH

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TR 133-3: Case Studies putting the ECETOC Conceptual Framework for Polymer Risk Assessment (CF4Polymers) into Practice

Polymers cover a broad spectrum of generally very large natural and synthetic molecules, including cellulose, waxes, and resins…

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Commentary: Assessing the endocrine disrupting effects of chemicals on invertebrates in the European Union

An ECETOC Expert Group identified research needed to enable regulatory assessment of endocrine disruption…

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ECETOC scientists investigate feasibility of including georeferenced data to improve ecological relevance of chemical risk assessments

The Centre for chemical safety assessment (ECETOC) has carried out a study into the feasibility of using georeferenced data to improve the ecological relevance of risk assessments. For several deca...
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Experts sought for 2 new Task Forces within the Human Health Transformational Programme

ECETOC is inviting experts to join two new Task Forces within its Human Health Transformational Programme. The ECETOC Human Health Transformational Programme (HH TP) recently published a framework...
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ECETOC workshop report sets out steps required to increase acceptance of mathematical modelling in chemical safety assessments

Brussels, 29 September 2022 – Scientific experts at a workshop organised by ECETOC explored how to use mathematical modelling to help extrapolate toxic doses of chemicals found in isolated cell and...
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Call for experts to support work on ECHA’s PBT/vPvB guidance update

ECHA has recently launched a call for a Partner Expert Group (PEG) on PBT/vPvB assessment guidance updates (ECHA Guidance R.11, Part C and specific sections of Chapters R.7b and R.7c). The update will...
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