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25.05.2009

Potency Values from the Local Lymph Node Assay: Application to Classification, Labelling and Risk Assessment

Building on previous ECETOC work, a new task force was started in mid 2007 with the remit to: determine whether an EC31 potency value derived from the LLNA2 can be used to provide a cut-off criterion...
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25.05.2009

Nanomaterials and OECD Test Guidelines

This task force was set up to provide input to the OECD “Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials', in particular to the sub-groups that reviewed the OECD test guidelines concerning their suitabi...
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25.05.2009

ECETOC‘s World health organisation NGO status

ECETOC is pleased to announce that its status as an officially recognised non-governmental organisation (NGO) with the World Health Organisation has been extended for another three years. ECETOC coop...
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25.05.2009

Triggering/waiving criteria for the extended one-generation reproduction toxicity study

As a follow-up to the task force and workshop on triggering/waiving criteria for the extended one-generation reproduction toxicity study, the task force has written a paper highlighting the conclusion...
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25.05.2009

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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25.05.2009

Next generation of ECETOC targeted risk assessment tools

The ECETOC targeted risk assessment (TRA) task force reported in 2004 (Technical Report 93), and launched the supporting web-based tool shortly after. Since 2004, almost 2000 users have registered wit...
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01.05.2009

2009 Annual Technical Meeting to promote young scientists

The 2009 Annual Technical Meeting, 9-10 June in Brussels, offered young scientists peer-visibility and networking opportunities with an audience from industry, academia and regulators. This 1½ day e...
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30.01.2009

7th ECETOC Symposium at EEMS Annual Meeting looks at thresholds for genotoxins and their application in risk assessment

For the 7th occasion since 1998, ECETOC supported EEMS, the European Environmental Mutagen Society with the organisation of a symposium on 25 September, the last day of its 2008 annual general meeting...
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30.01.2009

ECETOC Young Scientist Awards 2008

In 2008 ECETOC sponsored two awards for young scientists and is pleased to announce this year's winners: For the environmental science related award, the ECETOC Young Scientist Award at the Society o...
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30.01.2009

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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30.01.2009

ECETOC strategic science areas at Eurotox annual meetings

On the occasion of the annual Eurotox meeting in Rhodes 5-8 October 2008, ECETOC organised two sessions corresponding to two priority science areas: and Science in Society IMAGE MANQUANTE On the occ...
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02.10.2008

Report of the 2008 Annual Technical Meeting on cost benefit of chemical controls

Entitled "Counting the Costs and Benefits of Chemical Controls: Role of Environmental Risk Assessment in Socio-Economic Analysis, " this June's Annual Technical Meeting marked ECETOC's first step in...
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25.09.2008

New Workshop Report on the Extended One-Generation Reproduction Toxicity Study

Together with ECVAM, ECETOC organised a workshop this 14-15 April to discuss triggering and waiving criteria for an extended one-generation reproduction toxicity study, which has been developed to add...
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16.07.2008

New JACC Report on Difluoromethane (HFC-32) CAS No. 75-10-5

'JACC 054' updates an earlier ECETOC review and presents a critical evaluation of the available data on the ecotoxicity, toxicity, environmental fate and impact of difluoromethane (HFC-32). JACC 054 -...
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04.07.2008

ECETOC and ECPA partner on biomarker‘s workshop

ECETOC and the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA) co-hosted a workshop entitled “Use of markers for improved retrospective exposure assessment in epidemiology studies' this 24-25 June in Br...
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04.06.2008

2007 Annual Report

Consult ECETOC's 2007 Annual Report, the first since the start of its issues-based approach. An 'at a glance' matrix indicates which strategic science initiatives ECETOC has been pursuing during the...
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09.05.2007

ECETOC launches long-term science strategy

Science strategy background...
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15.03.2007

ECETOC and EEMS (European Environmental Mutagen Society) will co-organise a symposium on the toxicology/genotoxicity of manufactured nanoparticles this 9-13 September in Basel.

The aim is to present new data from on-going industry/academic projects on the genotoxicity and draw attention to related relevant toxicological aspects of manufactured nanoparticles. The symposium...
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01.01.2007

A stakeholder workshop on human biomonitoring was organised to consider issues surrounding data interpretation and ethical considerations

A meeting of fifty stakeholders involved in studies measuring environmental pollutants accumulating in man was jointly organised by EU DG Environment , European Centre for Ecotoxicology & Toxicology o...
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10.11.2006

Dr. Neil Carmichael to succeed Dr. Michael Gribble as ECETOC Secretary General

As of 1 November 2006, Dr. Neil G. Carmichael, previous Head of Toxicology at Bayer CropScience will succeed Dr. Michael Gribble as Secretary General of ECETOC (The European Centre for Ecotoxicology a...
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