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"Scientific principles for the identification of endocrine disrupting chemicals – a consensus statement - Outcome of an international expert meeting organized by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)" (Berlin, April 11-12, 2016)

On the occasion of an expert meeting organized by the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) held in Berlin on 11 and 12 April 2016, a consensus was reached on the identification of endocrine disruptors. The workshop report contains, among other things, the consensus paper agreed by all participants.
The presentations given at the meeting as well as a preliminary conclusion from the conference are available as videos on the website of the BfR.
Twenty-three internationally renowned scientists took part in the meeting. In...

Published 06-20-2016 in Emerging aspects , last update 06-20-2016 More...

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Commission presents scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the pesticides and biocides areas

Brussels, 15 June 2016: the European Commission presents criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the field of plant protection products and biocides.
The Commission proposes to the Council and the European Parliament to adopt a strong science-based approach to the identification of endocrine disruptors and to endorse the WHO definition.

Published 06-20-2016 in Emerging aspects , last update 06-20-2016 More...

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Health

This section collects scientific references on possible approaches aimed to mitigate the exposure and/or hazard from endocrine disrupters and other contaminants concerning human health.

  • Alija AJ, Bresgen N, Bojaxhi E, Vogl C, Siems W, Eckl PM. Cytotoxicity of beta-carotene cleavage products and its prevention by antioxidants. Acta Biochim Pol. 2010;57(2):217-21.
  • Andersson M, Karumbunathan V, Zimmermann MB. Global Iodine Status in 2011 and Trends over the Past Decade. J Nutr. 2012 Apr;142(4):744-50.
  • Atwood KC, Woeckner E, Baratz RS, Sampson WI. Why the NIH Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT) should be abandoned. Medscape J Med. 2008 May 13;10(5):115.
  • Bradman A, Quirós-Alcalá L, Castorina R, Schall RA, Camacho J, Holland NT, Barr DB,...

    Published 10-04-2010 in Risk mitigation , last update 04-08-2016 More...

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Proposal for a Decalogue on nutrition and food safety during pregnancy

Nutrition and Food Safety for primary prevention of congenital anomalies: Proposal for a Decalogue on nutrition and food safety during pregnancy based on EU recommendations

Published 02-18-2016 in Risk mitigation , last update 02-19-2016 More...

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Events

EDC Symposium
May 10th, 2016
Stockhcolm, Sweden


ETS 44th annual meeting
September 11th-14th, 2016
Dublin, Ireland


Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the life sciences
(30 august -3 september 2009, Rome)
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Report of the Workshop on "the State of the Art Report on Mixture Toxicity"
(21-22 June 2010, Brussels)
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Report of the Workshop "Establishment of...

Published 02-25-2005 in Events , last update 02-19-2016 More...

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