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12 May 2022

SCAHT participates in the launch of the European research and innovation PARC programme to improve chemical risk assessment

The European Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals (PARC) which is being launched today in Paris, is seeking to develop next-generation chemical risk assessment, incorporating both human health and the environment in a "One Health“ approach ...


11 May 2022

Call for research projects in applied human toxicology now open - Submission deadline is 8 August 2022

The Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT) today launched a call for targeted research projects to complement its existing research competences, broaden its scientific network, and strengthen the existing core areas of its 2021 – 2024 research programme ...


11 May 2022

SCAHT offers a "Research Associate/Postdoc Position in Regulatory Toxicology Research (100%)" - New deadline is 31.05.2022

SCAHT is offering a position to investigate the status of integration and use of New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) in the existing European regulatory risk assessment frameworks for chemicals ...


10 May 2022

Consultant vacancy announcement and call for experts to support the work of WHO and UN partner organizations relating to chemicals

Consultant - Support to the development of IOMC indicators for SAICM
Call for experts - WHO initiative to update the 2005 WHO TEFs for dioxin and dioxin-like compounds


7 Apr 2022

Group assessment of bisphenols by ECHA identifies need for restriction

ECHA and the Member States have assessed a group of 148 bisphenols and recommended that more than 30 bisphenols need to be restricted due to their potential hormonal or reprotoxic effects ...


25 Feb 2022

EFSA published update on "Guidance on the assessment of exposure of operators, workers, residents and bystanders in risk assessment of plant protection products" (18 January 2022)

This scientific output, approved on 30 November 2021, supersedes the previous output published on 24 April 2015 (EFSA Guidance, 2014). The European Commission will decide the implementation time for the mandatory use of this guidance in the regulatory context.


24 Feb 2022

Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR Panel) on testing and interpretation of comparative in vitro metabolism studies

EFSA asked the Panel to deliver a Scientific Opinion on testing and interpretation of comparative in vitro metabolism studies for both new active substances and existing ones ...


22 Feb 2022

JRC published Science for Policy Report on “Addressing evidence needs in chemicals policy and regulation"

This new publication from the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) makes actionable recommendations ...


17 Dec 2021

EFSA published update and draft opinion on Bisphenol A (BPA), deadline for comments is 8 February 2022

EFSA draft opinion proposes lowering the tolerable daily intake for Bisphenol A


18 Oct 2021

SOT 2022 - Deadline for abstract submission is 1 December 2021

Abstracts can be submitted for consideration for a Platform or Poster Session presentation ...