News

24 Sep 2019

Future chemical risk assessment - have your say!

There is an opportunity to participate in a survey on using non-animal methods, mechanistic information and the Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) Framework in chemical risk assessment ...


2 Sep 2019

Heritable effects of parental phthalate exposure

A recent study by the group of Ariane Giacobino has investigated the underlying reasons for differences in susceptibility of male foetuses to in utero phthalate exposure and its effect on spermatogenesis ...


22 May 2019

Poor semen quality in Switzerland

Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, working in collaboration with the SCAHT and other institutions and with logistical support from the Swiss army, have undertaken the first nationwide assessment of the semen quality of men between the age of 18 and 22 ...


21 May 2019

SCAHT Experten-Kommentar zu K-Tipp Artikel über Haaranalysen für Schadstoffnachweis

Das SCAHT betrachtet es als kritisch, wenn dem Leser suggeriert wird, dass man aufgrund der gezeigten Daten Rückschlüsse auf mögliche Gesundheitsschäden ziehen kann ...


15 Apr 2019

AOPs in chemical risk assessment – OECD webcast

on 30 April 2019, 1:00 pm (CET). Introduction to AOP framework, collaborative development, and application examples in chemical risk assessment ...


27 Mar 2019

Chemical mixtures in food – EFSA guidance

Understanding how combined chemicals behave is complex and the number of combinations is potentially infinite ...


21 Feb 2019

7 New AOPs

The OECD Environment, Health and Safety Division requests review and endorsement of 7 AOPs. Deadline for comments is 29 March 2019.


21 Feb 2019

EU-ToxRisk Update

EU-ToxRisk is a Horizon2020-funded European ‘Flagship’ Programme driving mechanism-based toxicity testing and risk assessment for the 21st century.


22 Jan 2019

EFSA lowers safe level for toxic dioxins in food by a factor of seven

The EFSA expert panel CONTAM set a new tolerable weekly intake ...


20 Dec 2018

SCAHT on Twitter

You can now follow @SCAHTorg on Twitter.