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02.03.2010

Workshop examines how MoA data can be used to modify Human Risk Assessment

A workshop entitled “Using Mode of Action (MoA) Information to Improve Regulatory Decision Making' was held 2-3 November at the city presentation centre in London. This event was organised in coope...
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02.03.2010

Workshop debates significance of bound residues in environmental risk assessment

ECETOC held a 2-day workshop .... in Brussels .... to further this debate and to develop guidance on how to account for bound residues and bioavailability in environmental risk assessment. Bound resi...
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02.03.2010

Existing marine biodegradation data and it’s use in environmental risk assessment

In 2003, risk assessment in the EU was extended to include the marine environment. This acknowledged that there are additional concerns for the risk assessment of the marine environment which may not...
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01.03.2010

Scientific Committee News

The Scientific Committee is a central organ of ECETOC, meeting 6 times a year to peer-review and guide the work programme. ECETOC members have access online to detailed minutes of each meeting. It is...
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01.03.2010

March 2010 edition of ECETOC e-Newsletter published

The March 2010 edition of the ECETOC e-Newsletter has been published and is available here. Our lead story: The Annual Technical Meeting in June will review ECETOC's Science Strategy....
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01.03.2010

ECETOC launches new initiatives related to pharmaceuticals and the environment

Since its establishment in 1978, ECETOC's membership has included pharmaceutical companies, chemical companies with significant consumer and personal care portfolios and food companies as well as chem...
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16.02.2010

Workshop on Safety Assessment and Regulation of Nanomaterials is to be held as a post satellite meeting to EUROTOX 2009 in Dresden, Germany

The workshop is hosted by German Toxicology Society and ECETOC on April 22-24, 2010. Following introduction of nanomaterials in new technologies, regulators, developers and the producers are confronte...
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23.12.2009

An addendum to ECETOC’s Targeted Risk Assessment Report No. 93 has been published

ECETOC Technical Report No. 107 is a targeted risk assessment supporting document and is now available to download here, under 'Supporting documents'....
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12.11.2009

The report of ECETOC’s September 2009 workshop on the enhancement of the scientific process and transparency of observational epidemiology studies is available

This workshop took place 24-25 September in London, UK and discussed how the transparency in the design, conduct and report of observational epidemiology studies could be improved. Download Workshop...
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02.11.2009

Workshop looks at the enhancement of the scientific process and transparency of observational epidemiology studies

Environmental epidemiology studies are often treated with scepticism, even by the general public. In the past, scare stories based on findings from such studies, have turned out to be without foundati...
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02.11.2009

ECETOC and the Next Generation of Scientists

At the 2008 Annual General Meeting, we announced that the 2009 ECETOC work programme would place a special emphasis on young scientists. With this in mind, this year's Annual Technical Meeting held 9-...
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02.11.2009

ECETOC workshop brings together experts to debate proposed guidance on interpreting endocrine disrupting effects

This 29-30 June in Barcelona, Spain, ECETOC convened a workshop to discuss “Guidance on Interpreting Endocrine Disrupting Effects'. Fifty-five invited experts (from academia, regulatory bodies and i...
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02.11.2009

ECETOC and EEMS jointly organised symposium on genotoxicity of engineered nanomaterials

ECETOC and EEMS (European Environmental Mutagen Society) repeated their successful collaboration this year to organise a symposium and forum on the first day of the 10th International Conference on En...
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02.11.2009

SG Corner – November e-Newsletter 2009

Since I arrived at ECETOC, the development and implementation of ECETOC's "Science Strategy" has been the central theme of all we have undertaken. At the 2009 Annual General Meeting it was proposed th...
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22.10.2009

Use of Human Data in DNEL / DMEL Derivation

In December 2007, ECETOC and TNO, with the support of the European Chemicals Bureau (ECB), held a workshop to discuss the role that available human data should play in DNEL development. The workshop w...
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02.10.2009

The outcome of ECETOC’s June 2009 workshop on the interpretation of endocrine disrupting effects has been published

The report of the ECETOC workshop 'Guidance on interpreting endocrine disrupting effects' which took place 29-30 June 2009 (Workshop Report No. 16) was published in October 2009. The workshop was con...
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17.09.2009

ECETOC Report New Designations

The main output of ECETOC's work programme is published in a range of reports that are peer-reviewed by its Scientific Committee comprising industry and academic experts. Below is a list of the differ...
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08.09.2009

TRISK (European toxicology risk assessment training)

A new training programme on toxicology and risk assessment has been created with sponsorship of the Second Programme of Community Action in the Field of Health. It is co-ordinated by the University of...
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07.07.2009

Launch of the new ECETOC targeted risk assessment tools

ECETOC's TRA task force was re-convened in 2006 with the aim of reviewing the current basis for the approach and making recommendations for further improvements. At the same time, the value of the TRA...
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25.05.2009

SG Corner

This time last year the chemical industry was concerned about the imminent launch of the REACH process. The annual report for the year 2007, placed much emphasis on the forthcoming surge in activity r...
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