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30.05.2017

The GreenFacts Initiative: Circular economy: what, why, where and who?

Latest from Greenfacts: Humanity consumes more goods and services than what is sustainable, in terms of natural resources. Circular economy aims to increase efficiency of use, in order to prevent the...
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News and Updates from CAAT
13.04.2017

News and Updates from CAAT

CAAT Academy is an extension of a joint venture of Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) and CAAT-Europe (University of Konstanz). CAAT Academy connects experts f...
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Publication of ECETOC e-Newsletter issue 32, Spring 2017
10.04.2017

Publication of ECETOC e-Newsletter issue 32, Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available for download at https://goo.gl/q7H7xZ In this issue: Seven Steps for the Identification of Endocrine Disrupting Properties (ECETOC...
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ECETOC develops Seven Steps for the Identification of Endocrine Disrupting Properties (ECETOC 7SI-ED)
31.03.2017

ECETOC develops Seven Steps for the Identification of Endocrine Disrupting Properties (ECETOC 7SI-ED)

ECETOC develops Seven Steps for the Identification of Endocrine Disrupting Properties (ECETOC 7SI-ED)   In a nutshell: Brussels, March 2017 In response to the ‘Outline of draft Guidance Document f...
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ECETOC publishes report on Biodegradation Default Half-Life Values
30.03.2017

ECETOC publishes report on Biodegradation Default Half-Life Values

In a nutshell: Brussels, May 2017 Biodegradation is a key process for breaking down and finally removing chemicals from the environment. The biodegradation half-life time is a key input parameter fo...
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In a nutshell: Chemical respiratory allergy – clinical information and how to use it and improve it
27.03.2017

In a nutshell: Chemical respiratory allergy – clinical information and how to use it and improve it

Brussels, March 2017 A variety of natural and man-made materials can cause allergic sensitisation of the respiratory tract in susceptible individuals. However, the mechanisms involved in the developm...
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ECETOC 2016 Annual Report Published
20.02.2017

ECETOC 2016 Annual Report Published

In preparation for the 2017 Annual General Meeting and Annual Technical Meeting, we are pleased to announce the publication of the ECETOC 2016 Annual Report, downloadable from https://goo.gl/IYxUyP. T...
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OECD launches collaborative tool Effectopedia , an ‘encyclopedia’ of adverse outcome pathways (AOPs)
19.02.2017

OECD launches collaborative tool Effectopedia , an ‘encyclopedia’ of adverse outcome pathways (AOPs)

Effectopedia has been developed by the OECD as a collaborative online tool where AOP experts can build quantitative models using experimental data. Read more at https://www.effectopedia.org/...
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ECETOC is delighted to welcome Arkema as its latest member company
01.02.2017

ECETOC is delighted to welcome Arkema as its latest member company

A specialty chemicals global major, with 3 business segments – High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions – and globally recognised brands, the Arkema Group operates...
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Winter 2016 ECETOC e-newsletter published
09.12.2016

Winter 2016 ECETOC e-newsletter published

Dear Readers, The Winter 2016 ECETOC e-newsletter is now available at http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl31 2016 has been another productive year for ECETOC. One of the highlights was the launch last May of th...
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06.12.2016

In a Nutshell: Guidance on assessment and application of Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOPs) relevant to the Endocrine System

Various European chemical regulations do not allow the marketing or use of substances known to have endocrine disrupting properties – chemicals that induce adverse effects in humans and/or wildlife...
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29.11.2016

Task Force report on guidance for effective use of human exposure data in risk assessment of chemicals

To understand and predict health risks posed by exposure to substances it is necessary to interpret both the toxic properties and the potential exposure to that substance: Risk = Fn(Hazard, Exposure)...
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17.11.2016

In a nutshell: Freshwater ecotoxicity as an impact category in life cycle assessment

Brussels, November 2016 Freshwater is a vital component in the global ecosystem. Freshwater is a unique environmental habitat and also essential for human life. Freshwater pollution not only poses a...
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15.11.2016

New Postdoc positions available in the Netherlands – Marie Curie COFUND Programme ‘LEaDing’

News from the NORMAN Network www.norman-network.net Postdoc positions available in the Netherlands Within the framework of the Marie Curie COFUND Programme ‘LEaDing’, the Dutch Leiden University...
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08.11.2016

From Greenfacts: As COP 22 opens in Marrakesh, get the facts on Climate Change and energy management options

A Special GreenFacts Newsletter   A Special GreenFacts Newsletter Officials will discuss the impacts, implications and consequences of climate chang...
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07.11.2016

Two PhD positions available – RECETOX – Natural Toxins and Drinking Water Quality

News from the NORMAN Network www.norman-network.net Klara Hilscherova from RECETOX would like to advertise two new offers of PhD positions in the frame of the new ITN project called "Natural Toxins a...
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07.11.2016

Academics, former regulators and other scientists challenge WHO cancer agency classification schemes as outmoded

Multi-discipline scientific experts say IARC and UN hazard-only evaluations serve neither science nor society Oct 25, 2016 –  Ten prominent experts in toxicology, oncology, pharmacology, biology,...
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07.10.2016

List of MAK and BAT Values 2016: Permanent Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the List of MAK and BAT Values 2016 (English Version) is now online. List of MAK and BAT Values 2016: Permanent Senate Commission for the Investigati...
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19.09.2016

Job Vacancy: ECETOC is looking for an Environmental Scientist

The European Centre for Ecotoxicology & Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) is seeking the services of a Brussels-based* graduate in environmental sciences to support ECETOC scientific activities in...
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Noncoding RNAs and Risk Assessment Science: an ECETOC/Cefic LRI Workshop Report
29.08.2016

Noncoding RNAs and Risk Assessment Science: an ECETOC/Cefic LRI Workshop Report

Brussels, August 2016 It is well understood that DNA is the basic instruction manual that explains how to make a living organism, such as a human body. RNA is a messenger sent from the coding DNA-seq...
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