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International Fresenius Conference

Risk Assessment for Biocides

For professionals working in toxicology, ecotoxicology,
environmental fate, product safety and regulatory affairs fields

05.04.2011 to 06.04.2011 in Cologne/Germany


Human Health Risk Assessment

  • Introduction into human health exposure and risk assessment
  • Worker exposure assessment
  • Consumer exposure assessment
  • Biocide exposure assessments for the US EPA, beyond Tier 1
    (Default) assessments
  • Risk assessment for alcohol-based disinfectants

Environmental Risk Assessment

  • Introduction to environmental risk assessment for biocides
  • Application of the FOCUS model for biocides and their harmonisation
  • Revision of the OECD ESD for wood preservatives
  • Risk assessment for insecticides, repellents, antifouling paints and disinfectants
  • Research project on combination of leaching test methods
  • Refinement of risk assessment for biocides in exterior façades
  • Consideration of mixture toxicity - a challenge for the authorisation
    of biocidal products
  • Thoughts from a biocides producer on regulatory perspective
    on cumulative risk assessment

Team of experts

Anette Bitsch Fraunhofer ITEM | Torsten Groth Lanxess | Isabel Günther German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) | James Hingston Chemicals Regulation Directorate | Dagmar Holthenrich German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) | Maura Kasper German Federal Environment Agency |
Anja Kehrer German Federal Environment Agency | Michael Klein Fraunhofer IME | Stefan Konietzny Merck | Didier Leroy Troy | Paul Mason Cambridge Environmental Assessments | Volker Mostert Knoell Consult | James J. Olson S.C. Johnson | Oliver Price Unilever | Heike Schimmelpfennig SCC | Leon van der Wal Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

Titel Risk Assessment Biocides 2011

Contact details

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

Venue/Conference Hotel

Park Inn by Radisson Köln City West
Innere Kanalstraße 15
50823 Köln
Phone  +49 221 5701-0
Fax  +49 221 5701-999

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