Appellants: BASF SE Germany and Kemira Oyj Finland.
Appellants: REACH & Colours Kft, Hungary REACH & Colours Italia S.r.l., Italy.
The information will help the Agency in drafting the scientific reports related to health-based exposure limits at the workplace.
An updated list of the substance and product-type combinations for which compliant notifications for inclusion in the Review Programme have been made is now available.
The first report of the Integrated Regulatory Strategy presents a mapping of the universe of registered substances that are on the EU market. This information helps authorities to identify, plan and monitor the progress on identifying and regulating substances of concern.
The JRC released a guidance document on how to monitor mineral oil hydrocarbons in food and food contact materials. It covers the steps from sampling via analysis to reporting.
An EU-funded project is using slime mould to produce accessible sensing devices with a wide range of applications, including environmental monitoring and health – helping European industry become more competitive in the growing biosensor device market. The devices can also be used for citizen science applications.
Multiple epidemiological studies suggest that exposure to pesticides may present a potentially important environmental risk factor for developing Parkinson’s disease (PD). To verify this hypothesis, JRC scientists worked together with international experts convened by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to determine whether such an association could be supported based on existing scientific knowledge.