The story goes on

It is hard to imagine but the classification of TiO2 which was anticipated to occur last month by a "Delegated Act" was not accepted (yet) by the EU parliament. Member states are again invited to submit their views.  Read summary by Martin Engelmann : https://www.linkedin.com/posts/martin-engelmann-615312a8_titaniumdioxide-tio2-rollercoaster-activity-6600056016795123712-Wemq

By |2019-11-15T12:14:29+01:0015 November 2019|news|

PSLT consensus report available

The expert report on the outcomes of the PSLT workshop in Edinburgh has been submitted to Inhalation Toxicology. We have decided to split the paper into two parts, i,e, 1) the consensus opinion of the experts as condensed during the workshop, and 2) our personal interpretation as moderators and experts in [...]

By |2019-11-04T12:33:58+01:004 November 2019|news|

Mission completed

We spent 2 full days with 15 invited experts and 15 observers to discuss the state of the art science on PSLT. In breakout sessions we discussed the definition of PSLT, the definition of overload, the releavnce of the rat as a model for PSLT inhalation toxicology and finally the human [...]

By |2019-04-18T10:07:00+02:0018 April 2019|Geen categorie, news|

Expert workshop on PSLT-April 2019

The classification of TiO2 by the European Chemical Agency in 2017 has initiated a series of events and discussions that forward a workshop on particle overload and the consequences drawn from rodent inhalation studies. After the EU classification of titanium dioxide, the suggestion has been raised that Poorly Soluble particles of [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:32:53+01:0026 December 2018|Geen categorie, news|

France withdraws harmonized silica classification

  France has withdrawn its intention for harmonized classification of crystalline silica (See ECHA’s registry of intentions: https://echa.europa.eu/registry-of-clh-intentions-until-outcome/-/dislist/details/0b0236e180b9b823)  The listed reason for withdrawal:  As “work involving exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust” is now included in the Directive 2017/2398/CE, French MSCA considers that the need to propose a classification as carcinogen [...]

By |2018-06-11T20:12:33+02:0011 June 2018|news, press|