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B5-CERTH: Realistic estimation of exposure to substances from multiple sources (TAGS)

Exposure to chemical agents originates either from environmental contamination (air, water), or from consumer products (food contact materials, construction materials, cosmetics, clothes, etc.) through multiple routes, namely inhalation, ingestion and dermal contact. Aggregate exposure, i.e. the quantitative exposure assessment to […]

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B4-THL: Integrated exposure for risk assessment in indoor environments (INTERA)

Exposure to indoor air contaminants is one of the major sources of exposure to environmental health stressors, especially given that people spend the majority of their time indoors. Indoor air quality is determined by the ability of outdoor source pollutants […]

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A3.1: Establishment and Management of a Research Inventory on the Indoor Environment (IERIE)

Substantial research has been underway for many years on the health effects of pollutants in domestic and commercial buildings. This project has developed a searchable database (termed IERIE) of recent, current and planned indoor environment research activities across Europe. Existing […]

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A3.3: The EXPOLIS-Index Study, Human Exposure Patterns for Health Risk Assessment:Indoor Determinants of Personal Exposures in the European Expolis Population in Athens, Basel, Grenoble, Milan, Helsinki, Oxford And Praha

Exposure assessment plays a key role in the risk assessment procedure. In order to quantify the associated risk and health impact of a possible pollutant, it is necessary to obtain a description of the full-range of exposure distribution. This project […]

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C1.3: Establish a Database of a Number of Parameters Sufficient Relevant for Reliable Prediction of European Consumer Exposures

Many chemicals are used daily in the home, in diverse end-uses such as cleaning, renovating and caring for houseplants. Product labels give advice on safe use, but there is scope to improve understanding of potential risks. One approach is to […]

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C1.5: European Sourcebook of Information Describing Human Exposures to Chemicals in the Environment (ExpoFacts)

European exposure factor data have been collected in one centrally available, freely accessible site on the Internet: the ExpoFacts database. The process of compiling the database required locating the exposure factor data and evaluating its general applicability and public availability. […]

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D1.1-SYNG: Study of the Role and Application of Biomarkers in the Management of the Health Risks Associated with Occupational Exposures to Chemicals

The objective of this project was to provide a concise and impartial view of the major developments in academic, institutional and industrial laboratories in Europe, USA and elsewhere working on biomarkers for monitoring human exposure to chemicals. The research into […]

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D2.1-MRCI: Background Incidence of Key Biomarkers of Chemical Exposure within the General Population

The science of biomarkers and measurement of exposures via biomarkers has progressed substantially in the past ten years, resulting in several occupational exposure limits being set on the basis of biomarker measurement, and the acceptance of biomarkers as measurement of […]

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A2.3: International Workshop on Methods to Determine Dermal Permeation for Human Risk Assessment

This Workshop was designed to bring together relevant expertise and to reach a consensus recommendation on a standardised protocol for in vitro determination of permeability coefficients. The proposed protocol is intended, in the first instance, for testing aqueous soluble chemicals […]

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C1.6: Possibilities and capabilities of 3D-body-scanning systems for the purpose of risk assessment.

The result of this study shows that a vast pool of data is available from the many kinds of measurement surveys that have been carried out using 3D body scanner technology. However, to evaluate the data or to derive the […]

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