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2nd International Fresenius Conference

Environmental Risk Assessment for Chemicals and Biocides

Get to know all important issues in environmental risk assessment!

09.12.2010 to 10.12.2010 in Frankfurt am Main/Germany


Reach: four years after approval:
Technical achievements, challenges, problems

  • View from industry, a Member State and an NGO

Hazard assessment
  • OECD test guidelines
  • QSAR and read-across
  • Dose assessment in the extrapolation of in vitro toxicity to in vivo effects

Exposure assessment
  • REACH exposure scenarios
  • Use of multicompartment environmental fate models

Risk assessment
  • Chesar
  • PBT identification and assessment
  • Chemical safety in the supply chain

Restrictions and risk management
  • Risk management under REACH
  • Socio-economic assessments under REACH

  • Elements of the new EU regulation
  • Comparison between REACH and BPD
  • Exposure assessment using the example of PT 8

Special substances
  • Metals
  • Nanomaterials
  • Petroleum substances
  • Ballast Water

Team of experts

Andreas Ahrens European Chemicals Agency | Froukje Balk Royal Haskoning | Ann Bambauer German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | Watze de Wolf DuPont | Anne Gourmelon Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development | Joop Hermens Utrecht University | Stefan Kacan Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency | Elina Karhu European Chemicals Agency | Stefan Konietzny Merck | Miriam León Paumen ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences | Silke Müller-Knoche German Federal Environment Agency | Meg Postle Risk & Policy Analysts | Ninja Reinecke WWF | Martin Scheringer Swiss Federal Institute of Technology | Heike Schimmelpfennig SCC | Christoph Schulte German Federal Environment Agency | Gerrit Schüürmann Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research | Birgit Sokull-Klüttgen Joint Research Centre of the European Commission | Klaus Günter Steinhäuser German Federal Environment Agency | Johannes Tolls Henkel | Arnold W. van der Wielen formerly Dutch Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment | Marnix Vangheluwe ARCHE

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Contact details

Monika Stratmann
Head of Conference Organisation
Phone  +49 231 75896-48
Fax  +49 231 75896-53

Venue/Conference Hotel

Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport-North
Isenburger Schneise 40
60528 Frankfurt (Main)
Phone  +49 69 6784-0
Fax  +49 69 6784-190

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