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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 office

Christmas holidays


20 Dec 2018

Christmas Greetings

to all partners and friends of the SCAHT ...


20 Dec 2018

SCAHT on Twitter

You can now follow @SCAHTorg on Twitter.


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

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 ...