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12.05.2014

Madeleine Laffont joins the ECETOC Secretariat as Human Health Scientist

The ECETOC Secretariat is delighted to announce the appointment of Madeleine Laffont as Human Health Scientist. Within the remit of ECETOC’s human health science areas, Madeleine will be managing ta...
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Bioaccumulation Workshop organised by UBA and Fraunhofer 26-27 June 2014
23.04.2014

Bioaccumulation Workshop organised by UBA and Fraunhofer 26-27 June 2014

State of the art, challenges and regulatory implications 26-27 June 2014 Bauhaus Dessau, Germany Organised by UBA and Fraunhofer More information:  http://bit.ly/BioaccWS2014flyer...
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Newsflash: ECETOC Report Addresses Dermal Exposure to Chemicals
26.03.2014

Newsflash: ECETOC Report Addresses Dermal Exposure to Chemicals

Exposure to chemicals can occur through the mouth, nose or the skin. While a lot of work has been done studying health risks of chemicals taken up through the mouth and nose, less has been done on hea...
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05.02.2014

Retirement of ECETOC Chemicals Programme Manager, Henk Vrijhof

Henk Vrijhof retired at the end of January 2014. A senior staff member, Henk joined ECETOC in 1988 as an environmental scientist having worked in national and international government. We wish him wel...
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New ECETOC report addresses environmental exposure assessment of ionisable organic compounds
24.01.2014

New ECETOC report addresses environmental exposure assessment of ionisable organic compounds

Brussels, January 2014 When predicting the concentration of an ionisable chemical in the environment (an important step in risk assessment), it should be realised that the compound may have different...
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LRI Innovative Science Award 2014
22.01.2014

LRI Innovative Science Award 2014

Are you a rebel thinker? Do you have a good idea? Make it come alive! The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), in conjunction with the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)...
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New ECETOC report addresses poorly soluble particles and lung overload
20.01.2014

New ECETOC report addresses poorly soluble particles and lung overload

Despite being regarded as biologically inert, many poorly soluble substances can still cause toxicity when high concentrations of small particles are inhaled repeatedly over a long time. This phenomen...
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New ECETOC report addresses relationship between activity and toxicity for non-polar narcotic chemicals
13.01.2014

New ECETOC report addresses relationship between activity and toxicity for non-polar narcotic chemicals

New ECETOC report addresses relationship between activity and toxicity for non-polar narcotic chemicals Brussels, January 2014 The relationship between the toxicity of narcotic chemicals and the octa...
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06.01.2014

25-26 March 2014: BAuA, Dortmund, Germany: The ETEAM Conference – Challenges and Perspectives of Tier 1 Exposure Assessment

3rd party event: 25-26 March 2014: Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA), Dortmund, Germany: The ETEAM Conference - Challenges and Perspectives of Tier 1 Exposure Assessment Ge...
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ECETOC e-newsletter 25, Dec 2013
20.12.2013

ECETOC e-newsletter 25, Dec 2013

The latest edition of the ECETOC e-newsletter has just been published and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: e-newsletter 2013 ECETOC_e-newsletter_25,_Dec_2013 Newsletters subsc...
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Science Newsflash: Publication of ECETOC Workshop Report assessing Environmental Persistence
06.12.2013

Science Newsflash: Publication of ECETOC Workshop Report assessing Environmental Persistence

Brussels, December 2013 The ability of certain chemicals to persist in the environment is an issue of global concern that requires careful consideration in environmental risk assessment. This is espec...
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06.12.2013

Dr Christa Hennes

Over the years, many of you will have come to know our human health sciences manager Christa Hennes as a colleague and as a friend. It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Christa pas...
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Task Force publishes article on Guidance for classification of reproductive toxicants under GHS
04.12.2013

Task Force publishes article on Guidance for classification of reproductive toxicants under GHS

The task force of the same name has published its findings in the following article: Moore N, Boogaard PJ, Bremer S, Buesen R, Edwards J, Fraysse B, Hallmark N, Hemming H, Langrand-Lerche C, McKee RH...
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28.11.2013

Vacancy for a Human Health Scientist

Are you a dedicated human health scientist ready to make a difference in advancing human toxicology and risk assessment? Vacancy for a Human Health Scientist Are you a dedicated human health scientis...
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SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: New ECETOC report offers guidance on the efficacy and safety of antidotes for acute poisoning by cyanides
19.11.2013

SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: New ECETOC report offers guidance on the efficacy and safety of antidotes for acute poisoning by cyanides

Brussels, November 2013 When it happens, cyanide poisoning can have very serious neurological consequences that may result in severe disability and death. Cyanide poisoning may occur after swallowing...
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Article explores European perspective on alternatives to animal testing for environmental hazard identification and risk assessment.
14.11.2013

Article explores European perspective on alternatives to animal testing for environmental hazard identification and risk assessment.

Authored by members of the EUROECOTOX Consortium (www.euroecotox.eu), this article in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology explores European perspective on alternatives to animal testing for envir...
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Young Scientist Award on human health sciences presented at EUROTOX annual meeting in Interlaken, Switzerland
15.10.2013

Young Scientist Award on human health sciences presented at EUROTOX annual meeting in Interlaken, Switzerland

2013 Human health science related award This is a Best Poster Award for toxicological research into mechanisms and risk assessment, selected by a panel in which ECETOC participates. The winner receive...
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07.10.2013

SCIENCE NEWS FLASH ECETOC reports on February 2013 workshop addressing ‘Omics’

SCIENCE NEWS FLASH ECETOC reports on February 2013 workshop addressing 'omics Brussels, October 2013 'Omics is a general term used in biological sciences describing the study of genes and cells. For...
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15.09.2013

ECETOC Best Platform Award at the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting

Environmental science related award The ECETOC Best Platform Award honours the early career scientist with the best platform presentation at the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting. The award winner receives...
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24.07.2013

ECETOC’s Work Recognised By Regulators

According to the findings of a recent survey conducted by ECETOC, representatives from the EU and national regulatory bodies, as well as other key stakeholders see ECETOC's contribution to the chemica...
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