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A New Tool for Assessing Chemical Persistence in the Environment

Cefic Long-Range Research Initiative (LRI) and the European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) contributed to the development of a new Persistence Assessment Tool launched by  Ricardo, a global environmental and engineering consulting company. This software-based tool aims […]

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Advancing on Chemical Risk Evaluations

Significant investments in research over many years to improve the understanding of how chemicals can cause toxicity have generated new methods to predict and identify hazards of chemicals. While considerable progress has been made, this effort is still halfway to […]

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Cefic-LRI launches new research project calls on Microplastics

Cefic-LRI funds research to address the health and environmental impact of chemicals, based on the need of the chemical industry to understand the long-term effects of its products and processes. Cefic-LRI is now accepting grant applications for research on the emission factors […]

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What is the future of chemicals safety?

Chemicals are part of the solution for a sustainable and circular future. But what is the future of the science behind chemicals safety? What will the requirements be for risk assessment and risk management to support climate neutrality, green and […]

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Registration is now open: 22nd Annual Cefic-LRI Workshop

Registration is now open for the 22nd Annual Cefic-LRI Workshop, which will take place on 08-09 November 2021. This year, you can choose whether to join us face-to-face at Le Plaza Hotel, in Brussels, or connect with us online. The workshop will showcase […]

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Bioaccumulation Assessment Tool (BAT) Version 2.0 Now Available

Understanding chemical behavior and its potential to bioaccumulate within the environment is a fundamental aspect of chemical hazard and risk assessment. To facilitate the systematic and transparent integration of information in a consistent framework to inform bioaccumulation assessment decision-making, Cefic-LRI […]

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Cefic-LRI updates its “Integrated Risk Management Measure Library” tool

Part of the Cefic’s Long Range Research Initiative (LRI) toolbox, the ECEL 3.0 – Integrated Risk Management Measure Library tool has been updated. It is an online and open-source library containing occupational and environmental Risk Management Measures (RMM) that provides information on […]

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Cefic-LRI project maximizes the power of in vitro assays

Cefic-LRI is investing in research on in vitro toxicity tests to respond to the intensification of REACH testing requirements and the promotion of alternative approaches to animal testing. In vitro toxicity tests can play a pivotal role in investigating consequences […]

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Cefic-LRI launches its 2020 call for proposals in chemical risk assessment and toxicity

The Long-range Research Initiative (LRI) programme of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) is now accepting grant applications to carry out research in the following areas: LRI AIMT11: Expansion of A Regulatory Accepted In Vitro Testing Battery for Developmental Neurotoxicity […]

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Cefic-LRI updates online toolbox for chemical risk assessment

Cefic’s Long Range Research Initiative (LRI) has updated some of its quality-assured databases and key prediction tools for risk assessment and toxicity testing of chemicals. Freely available and mainly intended for European and national regulatory agencies, industry and academia, the […]

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