Particles & health 2021

Are you planning to attend Particles & Health 2o21 (Home | Particles & Health 2020 (particlesandhealth.org))? This conference focusses again on the PSLT issue but this time in a broader context, and at the same time tries to point at the current consequences of (STOT) classification under current OECD guidance for particles. [...]

By |2021-08-01T22:04:10+02:001 August 2021|news|

TiO2 discussion continues

Titanium dioxide as a hallmark of PSLT is used in food (E171) and cosmetics (CI 77891) has been classified in Europe as a suspected carcinogen. Bulk E171 will be v=delivered from producers labelled as a carcinogen category 2 to downstream industry, but any resulting food product will not require labelling because of [...]

By |2020-11-21T17:03:21+01:0021 November 2020|news|

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|

Ready for take-off

Charges have been set, Experts have been briefed, observers have signed in, dinner speeches prepared!. We are ready to take off to Edinburgh to discuss the state-of-the art on Poorly Soluble Low Toxicity Particles (PSLT) hosted at the University of Edinburgh Medical Campus. We look forward to meet and great all stakeholders [...]

By |2019-03-18T14:16:37+01:0018 March 2019|Geen categorie|

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|
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