News

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.


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.


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.


20 Dec 2018

Christmas Greetings

to all partners and friends of the SCAHT ...


20 Dec 2018

SCAHT office

Christmas holidays


13 Nov 2018

SCAHT AOP on developmental neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration

A newly published Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) links chemical effects during brain development to impairment of learning and memory and Alzheimer-like neurodegeneration ...


7 Aug 2018

New publication on quantitative risk assessment model for evaluating the safety of skin sensitizing plant protection products

Fruit of a collaboration between Federal Authorities and SCAHT researchers, this paper discusses a novel approach for quantitative risk assessment of the skin sensitizing potential of plant protection products ...


25 Jul 2018

WHO establishes new process for quality, safety and efficacy assessment of vector control products

Vector-borne diseases such as malaria or dengue fever are major contributors to morbidity and mortality worldwide, particularly in developing countries ...


25 Jul 2018

SCAHT as a hosting partner for international students

The students are evaluating what is required for approval of alternative test methods to animal experimentation, with the focus on nanomaterial safety assessment ...