10 May 2020
Pesticides: first cumulative risk reports published by EFSA
EFSA has published the results of its two pilot assessments on the risks posed to humans by residues of multiple pesticides in food ...
23 Apr 2020
Possible coronavirus drug - Team of Prof. Jörg Huwyler, University of Basel, produces generic medication
Hydroxychloroquine has anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, and antiviral effects and is used, inter alia, for the treatment of chronic rheumatic diseases. There are hopes that the drug might have a positive effect on the treatment of Covid-19 ...
6 Apr 2020
European Union Report on Pesticide Residues in Food
This report now also includes data from 2018. On the EFSA website you can find some dashboards visualising selected data.
24 Mar 2020
Eurotox 2020: Abstract submission deadline extended until 30 April 2020
For further information see EUROTOX 2020 website.
27 Feb 2020
OECD webinar videos on Adverse Outcome Pathways AOPs released
Three OECD webinars on the Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) framework have recently been organised. They have been recorded and can be accessed following the links below.
The presentations are also available below each webinar.
21 Feb 2020
FHNW School of Life Sciences becomes SCAHT partner
We are pleased to welcome the School of Life Sciences FHNW (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland) as an official new partner to the SCAHT Foundation ...
20 Feb 2020
OECD eChemPortal updated February 2020
eChemPortal collates data from from multiple government sources on the properties, hazards and risks of chemicals ...
19 Feb 2020
E-waste and children's health
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) re-launched in February 2020, including mini-course on E-waste and children's health, prepared based on the World Health Organization (WHO) training module ...
10 Feb 2020
Anses seeks toxicology experts - application is open until 15 March 2020
L’Anses renouvelle actuellement plusieurs comités d’experts, dont le Comité d’experts spécialisés « valeurs sanitaires de référence » ...
10 Feb 2020
EUROTOX 2021 Congress - call for proposals open until 1 March 2020
The theme of the 2021 EUROTOX congress “Toxicology - multidisciplinary science leading to safer and sustainable life”, reflects our desire to address topics dealing with different disciplines ...