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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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11.07.2013

WHO launches new Chemical Risk Assessment Network

Chemicals play a vital part in our daily life. Chemicals can also cause unintended harm to human health. More than 25% of the global burden of disease is linked to environmental factors, including che...
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28.06.2013

Article published in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology on the use of category approaches, read-across and (Q)SAR: general considerations

Article published in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology on the use of category approaches, read-across and (Q)SAR: general considerations Please note that, since this article must be purchased f...
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SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: ECETOC reports on a workshop jointly organised with WHO-IPCS addressing “Mode of Action‘
27.06.2013

SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: ECETOC reports on a workshop jointly organised with WHO-IPCS addressing “Mode of Action‘

Brussels, June 2013 Mode of Action (MOA) is a method that identifies the important steps in understanding how exposure to a toxic chemical leads to adverse health effects and, if such effects - usuall...
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Now available: ECETOC 2012 Annual Report
11.06.2013

Now available: ECETOC 2012 Annual Report

The 2012 ECETOC Annual Report has been published. Giving an overview of the 2012 ECETOC science programme, it can be downloaded free of charge ECETOC_2012_Annual_Report...
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SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: New ECETOC report offers guidance for the inclusion of non-extractable residues (NER) in the risk assessment of chemicals
29.05.2013

SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: New ECETOC report offers guidance for the inclusion of non-extractable residues (NER) in the risk assessment of chemicals

New ECETOC report offers guidance for the inclusion of non-extractable residues (NER) in the risk assessment of chemicals Brussels, May 2013 There is general agreement that the formation of non-extrac...
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SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: New ECETOC report addresses bioavailable residues in soils and sediments
29.05.2013

SCIENCE NEWS FLASH: New ECETOC report addresses bioavailable residues in soils and sediments

New ECETOC report addresses bioavailable residues in soils and sediments In environmental risk assessment, chemical residues in soils and sediments are considered insignificant if they are bound to th...
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02.04.2013

E-Newsletter issue 24, Apr 2013

The latest edition of the ECETOC e-newsletter has just been published and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl24 Items of particular note in this issue:...
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06.03.2013

ECETOC Work on Risk Assessment Wins Prestigious Prize

ECETOC‘s work on the identification and evaluation of endocrine disrupting chemicals has been recognised by the American Society of Toxicology (SOT) whose Risk Assessment Specialty Section (RASS) aw...
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ECETOC welcomes Sumitomo Chemical
07.01.2013

ECETOC welcomes Sumitomo Chemical

ECETOC welcomes Sumitomo Chemical as its latest member company. Established in 1913, Sumitomo Chemical Group includes over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates, and operates businesses in five sectors “...
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20.12.2012

DG Sanco SC’s discussion paper on “New challenges for risk assessment”

With input from scientists through ECETOC membership and from ECPA, ECETOC submitted comments in reply to the public consultation on this discussion paper. Overall the discussion paper is welcomed as...
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08.10.2012

Publications on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

ECETOC has compiled a package of publications related to endocrine disrupting chemicals which can be downloaded free of charge from: http://bit.ly/ecetoc--EDPack It comprises: Report commisioned...
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