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24.09.2014

List of MAK and BAT Values 2014: Maximum Concentrations and Biological Tolerance Values at the Workplace

The "List of MAK and BAT Values 2014" is now available in Open Access on the publisher´s website: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9783527682027 All chapters and also the entire book are...
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28.08.2014

In a nutshell: ECETOC publication evaluates existing concepts for the grouping and safety assessment of nanomaterials

ECETOC publication evaluates existing concepts for the grouping and safety assessment of nanomaterials Brussels, August 2014 It is well-accepted that nanomaterials need to be safe. However, conducti...
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26.08.2014

Incorporating potency into classification for carcinogenicity and reproductive toxicity

Classification should give guidance on the potential hazards of chemicals. Once the nature of the hazard is known, potency is the most important indicator of the degree of the hazard. Classification...
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01.08.2014

ECETOC publishes report on new information and weight-of-evidence in PBT/vPvB assessment of chemicals

Brussels, 1st August 2014 An ECETOC task force has reviewed the new information and ‘weight-of-evidence’ approach set out in Annex XIII of REACh as amended in 2011, to better assess wh...
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02.07.2014

ECETOC e-newsletter issue 26, Summer 2014

The Summer 2014 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl26 In this issue: • Annual Technical Meeti...
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Publication of report on Category approaches, read-across, (Q)SAR
12.06.2014

Publication of report on Category approaches, read-across, (Q)SAR

An accepted practice for the assessment of human health and environmental safety of chemicals is the use of models and analogues to fill data gaps for specific endpoints either for single or multiple...
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Publication of ECETOC 2013 Annual Report
05.06.2014

Publication of ECETOC 2013 Annual Report

In advance of our Annual General & Technical Meetings next week, the ECETOC 2013 Annual Report is available at http://bit.ly/ecetoc-2013ar...
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03.06.2014

3rd party event: 15-17 Oct. 2014 Short course on toxicologic pathology in fish

Short course on toxicologic pathology in fish Cefas Weymouth Laboratory, UK: 15-17th October 2014 Organisers Stephen W. Feist & Helmut Segner are pleased to announce the 2nd short course on toxic...
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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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