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28.12.2018

ECETOC Task Force provides new insights into toxicity testing of microparticles and poorly soluble liquids in the water environment

A Task Force set up by the European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) has provided new insights into scientific testing for the impact of undissolved particles in the aquatic environment.
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09.11.2018

Doubts cast on link between PSPs and lung cancer in humans

Experimental study findings in which chronic inhalation of poorly soluble particles (PSPs) gives rise to lung tumours in rats have been questioned in terms of their relevance and applicability to hum...
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03.10.2018

The Toxicology Forum

Planned as a 2.5 day workshop, organized under the principles and with the assistance of The Toxicology Forum, this meeting intends to progress towards a broadly accepted framework to assess and position the safety of trace chemicals exposure from consumer products, and in particular from articles and assembled consumer goods.
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16.08.2018

2018 list of MAK and BAT values

Thanks to Andrea Hartwig and Heidrun Greim for announcing the 2018 list of MAK and BAT values: Deutsche Email siehe unten/ German version see below *********************************************** D...
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30.07.2018

Significant updates to ECETOC’s Human Exposure Assessment Tools Database

BRUSSELS, 30 July 2018 – Significant new data and tools have been added to ECETOC’s Human Exposure Assessment Tools Database (heatDB) following a recent update. heatDB gathers together all publi...
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27.06.2018

Advisory report on Phenytoin published by the Health Council of the Netherlands

The advisory report on Phenytoin has been published by the Health Council of the Netherlands and can be downloaded via this link: https://www.gezondheidsraad.nl/en/task-and-procedure/areas-of-activit...
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18.05.2018

Congratulations to this year’s winner of the ECETOC Best Platform Award at SETAC Rome 2018

The ECETOC Best Platform Award honours early career scientists with the best platform presentations at the SETAC Europe Annual Meetings. At SETAC 2018 in Rome, the award went to Michael Bertram of Mon...
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08.05.2018

Outcomes of 2018 ECETOC Human Health and Environment Review Meetings

These meetings, held late January and early February 2018,  were an opportunity for Member Company scientists along with representatives from academia and regulatory bodies to propose ideas and to pr...
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26.03.2018

Diversity is key to expanding frontiers of future science, says renowned space scientist at ECETOC 40th anniversary celebration

The key to expanding the frontiers of future science is ‘gender diversity’ and inspiring the younger generation, according to one of Europe’s leading space scientists, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock....
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Workshop reviews advances in Environmental Exposure Modelling:  Bridging the Gap between Research and Application
15.03.2018

Workshop reviews advances in Environmental Exposure Modelling: Bridging the Gap between Research and Application

In a nutshell: Advances in Environmental Exposure Modelling: Bridging the Gap between Research and Application. ECETOC Workshop held 4-5 May 2017, Brussels   Brussels, March 2018. This works...
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Publication of the 2017 ECETOC Annual Report
14.03.2018

Publication of the 2017 ECETOC Annual Report

In preparation for the 2018 Annual General Meeting and 40th Anniversary event on 21st March, we are pleased to announce the publication of the ECETOC 2017 Annual Report which provides an overview of t...
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09.02.2018

New ECETOC Targeted Risk Assessment (TRA) Report addresses technical questions on the TRA Tool

In a nutshell: Since the introduction of the TRA in 2004, many thousands of users have downloaded the tool and its supporting technical guidance from the ECETOC website. In addition to the guidance c...
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12.10.2017

Olivier de Matos succeeds Dr Alan Poole as Secretary General of ECETOC

Brussels, October 2017 Olivier de Matos succeeds Dr Alan Poole as Secretary General of ECETOC Before being appointed Secretary General of ECETOC, Olivier de Matos was Managing Director at Burson-M...
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In a nutshell: Improvement of the OECD 306 screening test: 2015 workshop and subsequent ring test
20.09.2017

In a nutshell: Improvement of the OECD 306 screening test: 2015 workshop and subsequent ring test

Brussels, September 2017. Previous ECETOC workshops recommended a series of modifications and enhancements to existing OECD biodegradation screening tests (BSTs) to deliver more robust methods for as...
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04.08.2017

MAK and BAT Values 2017 (German Version) now online

Thanks to @Andrea Hartwig and @Heidrun Greim for the following announcement: Deutsche Email siehe unten/ German version, see below ****************************************************** Dear Collea...
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26.07.2017

WHO review of the use of chemical-specific adjustment factors (CSAF) and their relevance to applying “uncertainty factors” to health-based guidance values

ECETOC members have shown an interest in the WHO review of the use of chemical-specific adjustment factors (CSAF) and their relevance to applying “uncertainty factors” to health-based guidance val...
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Publication of ECETOC e-Newsletter issue 33, Summer 2017
11.07.2017

Publication of ECETOC e-Newsletter issue 33, Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available for download at https://goo.gl/5g78aZ In this issue: ECETOC launches a public directory of exposure data sources and exposure tool...
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03.07.2017

ECETOC launches a public directory of exposure data sources and exposure tools

The Human Exposure Assessment Tools Database (heatDB) is a resource for risk assessors to use to quickly search and locate human exposure tools and data available in the public domain. Available so...
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