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Welcoming Katherine Santizo: The New Cefic-LRI Programme Manager

We are delighted to announce that Katherine Santizo has assumed the role of Cefic-LRI Programme Manager. With a comprehensive research background spanning various academic and industrial disciplines, including environmental chemistry, materials science, fluid dynamics, contaminant fate and transport, as well […]

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Research Update: a study has investigated the factors influencing breast development

A study conducted by the University of Milan, supported by Cefic-LRI, has investigated the factors influencing breast development. According to their findings, mothers who have a high weight, give birth for the first time, or gain weight early in pregnancy […]

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Are you doing research into the impact of chemicals on health and environment? Then check out our new funding opportunity.

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: Improving testing on how polymers break down naturally in the environment; Investigating how polymers […]

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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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