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The opinions are published by the European Commission in their original language. Only this version is the original one. If other linguistic versions appear on this page, these will be clearly identified. The opinions are those of the Scientific Committees. It does not necessarily reflect the position of the European Commission.

Opinion on "Assessment of the bioavailability of certain elements in toys". Adopted by the CSTEE by written procedure on 22nd June 2004.

Opinion on "Assessment of the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) report on methods development". Final Report of the work of CEN/TC 52/WG 9/TG 2 - May 2003 (Contract BC/CEN/97/29.3.1). Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on the risk assessment of: Piperazine Human Health part CAS N°: 110-85-0 EINECS N°:203-808-3. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on "Revised assessment of the risks to health and the environment associated with the use of organostannic compounds (excluding use in antifouling paints). Final Report (Draft) December 2003. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on "The Setting of Environmental Quality Standards for the Priority Substances included in Annex X of Directive 2000/60/EC in Accordance with Article 16 thereof". Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment Targeted Report (TRAR) of: Cadmium oxide as used in batteries CAS N°: 1306-19-0 EINECS N°:215-146-2. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Cadmium Metal and Cadmium Oxide Environmental part CAS N°: 7440-43-9 and 1306-19-0 EINECS N°:231-152-8 and 215-146-2. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on the risk assessment of Methylenedipehnyl DiIsocyanate (MDI) Environmental part CAS N°: 26447-40-5 EINECS N°:247-714-0. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on the risk assessment of: Piperazine Environmental part CAS N°: 110-85-0 EINECS N°:203-808-3. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on the risk assessment of Sodium Perborate Human Health part CAS N°: 11138-47-9 EINECS N°:234-390-0. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 43rd plenary meeting of 28 May 2004.

Opinion on the risk assessment for acetyl tributyl citrate (ATBC) plasticizer used in children's toys. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on “Heavy metals and organic compounds from wastes used as organic fertilizers” (final draft report b4-3040/2001/325284/mar/a2). Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of:Cadmium Metal Human Health CAS-No.: 7440-43-9 EINECS-n°: 231-152-8 Cadmium Oxide Human Health CAS-No.: 1306-19-0 EINECS-n°: 215-146-2 Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of:Musk xylene human health part CAS n°: 81-15-2 EINECS n°: 201-329-4. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of:Musk ketone human health part CAS n°: 81-14-1 EINECS n°: 201-328-9. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the BUAV-ECEAE report on “the way forward - action to end animal toxicity testing” Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of:Musk xylene environmental part CAS n°.: 81-15-2 EINECS n°.: 201-329-4 Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of:Musk ketone environmental part CAS n°.: 81-14-1 EINECS n°.: 201-328-9 Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of:Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate dehp human health part CAS n°.: 117-81-7 EINECS n°.: 204-211-0 Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of:Methylenediphenyl diisocyanate (mdi) human health part CAS n°: 26447-40-5 EINECS n°: 247-714-0 Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances Adopted by the CSTEE during the 41th plenary meeting of 8 January 2004.

Opinion on the LGC's Report on “Risks of sensitisation of human to nickel by piercing post assemblies”(Final report 31 March 2003 - Contract No. EDT/FIF.2001592) Adopted by the CSTEE during the 40th plenary meeting of 12-13 November 2003.

Opinion on “risks to health and the environment related to the use of mercury products” (rpa final report: j372/mercury) Adopted by the CSTEE during the 40th plenary meeting of 12-13 November 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate CAS n° : 103-11-7 EINECS n° : 203-080-7 Human Health Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances Adopted during the 40th plenary meeting of 12-13 November 2003

Opinion on “Two study reports on endocrine disrupters by WRc-NSF and BKH Consulting Engineers” (WRc-NSF Ref: UC 6052; BKH Ref: M0355037). Adopted during the 40th plenary meeting of 12-13 November 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: BENZENE - Human Health part (CAS N°: 71-43-2 EINECS N°: 200-753-7). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 40th plenary meeting of 12-13 November 2003

Opinion on “Questions to the CSTEE relating to scientific evidence of risk to health and the environment from Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in extender oils and tyres”. Adopted during the 40th plenary meeting of 12-13 November 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 3, 4-Dichloroaniline - Human Health part (CAS No.: 95-76-1 EINECS No.: 202-448-4) . Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 40th plenary meeting on 12 November 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 2-Ethylhexyl Acrylate - Environmental part (CAS No.: 103-11-7 EINECS No.: 203-080-7 ). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 40th plenary meeting on 12 November 2003

Opinion on assessment of the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) report on the risk assessment of organic chemicals in toys. Report version: final report of the work of CEN/TC 52/WG 9 - January 2003 (Contract BC/CEN/97/29.1.1). Adopted during the 40th plenary meeting on 12 November 2003

Opinion Opinion on “the environmental impact (reduction in eutrophication) that would result from banning Sodium Tripolyphosphate (STPP) in household detergents”. Adopted during the 40th plenary meeting of 12-13 November 2003

Opinion on "the scientific basis of the national provisions on short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) being more restrictive than those laid down in Directive 2002/45/EC that the Netherlands intends to maintain in accordance with article 95(4) of the EC Treaty". Adopted by written procedure on 3 October 2003

Opinion on "Complaint 1999/5056/NL – Restrictions to the use of Copper containing anti-foulings on pleasure craft". Adopted by written procedure on 19 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Chromium trioxide (CAS No. 1333-82-0), Sodium chromate (CAS No. 7775-11-3),Sodium dichromate (CAS No. 10588-01-9),Ammonium dichromate (CAS No. 7789-09-5),Potassium dichromate (CAS No. 7778-50-9), Environmental Part. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Zinc Metal (CAS NO. 7440-66-6), Zinc Chloride (CAS NO. 7646-85-7), Zinc Sulphate (CAS NO. 7733-02-0), Zinc Distearate (CAS NO. 557-05-1, 9105-01-3), Zinc Phosphate (CAS NO. 7779-90-0), Zinc Oxide (CAS NO. 1314-13-2) - Human Health Part. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: monochloroacetic acid (MCCA) - Environmental Part . Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Tetrasodium Ethylenediamine Tetraacetate (NA4EDTA) - Environmental Part (CAS No.: 64-02-8). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Ethylenediamine Tetraacetate (EDTA) - Environmental Part (CAS No.: 60-00-4 EINECS No.: 200-449-4). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: BUT-2-YNE-1,4 DIOL - Environmental Part (CAS No.: 110-65-6 EINECS No.: 203-788-6). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: BUT-2-YNE-1,4-DIOL - Human Health Part (CAS N°: 110-65-6 EINECS N°: 203-788-6). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Tetrasodium Ethylenediamine Tetraacetate (Na4edta) CAS N°: 64-02-8 and Edetic Acid (EDTA) (CAS NO. 60-00-4) Human Health Part. Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Monochloroacetic Acid (MCCA) Human Health Part (CAS N° : 79-11-8 EINECS N° : 201-178-4). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted during the 39th plenary meeting of 10 September 2003

Opinion on the non-food aspects of "Assessment of the risks to health and the environment posed by the use of organostannic compounds (excluding use as a biocide in antifouling paints) and a description of the economic profile of the industry." Report version: Final Report 19 July 2002. (Adopted by the CSTEE during the 38th plenary meeting of 12 June 2003)

Opinion on “Studies concerning the quality of drinking water in selected european cities.” Opinion expressed at the 38th CSTEE plenary meeting in Brussels, 12 June 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Aniline - Environmental part (CAS N° : 62-53-3 EINECS N° : 200-539-3) carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Adopted by the CSTEE during the 38th plenary meeting of 12 June 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: SODIUM PERBORATE - Environmental part (CAS N° 11138-47-9; EINECS N° 234-390-0) carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (adopted during the 37th plenary meeting of 1 April 2003)

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Aniline (adopted during the 37th plenary meeting of 1 April 2003)

Opinion on the Report on "Risks to Health and the Environment Related to the Use of lead in products" (TNO report, STB-01-39 final) (Adopted during the 37th plenary meeting of 1st April 2003)

Opinion on “WRc report on the impact on the environment (reduction in eutrophication) that would result from substituting phosphates in household detergents”- WRc Ref: UC 4011, June 2002 - Opinion adopted by written procedure, 10 March 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Chromium trioxide (CAS No. 1333-82-0); Sodium chromate (CAS No. 7775-11-3); Sodium dichromate (CAS No. 10588-01-9); Ammonium dichromate (CAS No. 7789-09-5); Potassium dichromate (CAS No. 7778-50-9) carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risk of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 36th plenary meeting, Brussels, 6 February 2003

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of PHENOL - Environmental part (CAS N°: 108-95-2; EINECS N°: 203-632-7) carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risk of existing substances (Opinion expressed at the 36th plenary meeting, Brussels, 6 February 2003)

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of BENZENE - Environmental part (CAS N°: 71-43-2; EINECS N°: 200-753-7) carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (Opinion expressed at the 36th plenary meeting, Brussels, 6 February 2003).

Opinion on "potential health risks associated with the use of lead containing candle-wicks" (Opinion expressed at the 36th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 6 February 2003)

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of n-PENTANE, Human Health Part (CAS No.: 109-66-0, EINECS No.: 203-692-4), Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (Opinion expressed at the 35th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 17 December 2002)

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of ALKANES, C14-17, Chloro, Environmental Part (CAS N°: 8555-85-9, EINECS N°: 287-477-0), Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (Opinion expressed at the 35th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 17 December 2002)

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of n-PENTANE, Environmental Part (CAS No.: 109-66-0, EINECS No.: 203-692-4), Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances (Opinion expressed at the 35th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 17 December 2002)

Opinion on "Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Health", Reply to question B – Appendix to the opinion expressed on 24 September 2002 (Opinion expressed at the 35th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 17 December 2002)

Opinion on "Short-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCPs)", Follow-up of Directive 2002/45/EC (Opinion expressed at the 35th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 17 December 2002)

Opinion on Risk to human health from chrysotile asbestos and organic substitutes. Opinion expressed at the 35th CSTEE plenary meeting Brussels, 17 December 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Diphenyl ether, octabromo derivative - Environmental and Human Health Part ( CAS No.: 32536-52-0 EINECS No.: 251-087-9). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances, adopted on 31st October 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Bis(pentabromophenyl)ether - Environmental and Human Health Part ( CAS No.: 1163-19-5 EINECS No.: 214-604-9). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances, adopted on 31st October 2002

Opinion on the justification of a notification by the Netherlands to introduce national measures concerning wood treated with copper substances , Opinion expressed at the 33rd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 24 September 2002

Opinion on "Effects of electromagnetic fields on health" - Reply to question B, Opinion expressed at the 33rd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 24 September 2002( 116 KB)

Opinion on ‘Member State assessments of the risk to health and the environment from cadmium in fertilizers'. Opinion expressed at the 33rd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 24 September 2002

Opinion on the results of the risk assessment of Bisphenol A - Environmental part (CAS no: 80- 05- 7 EINECS no: 201-245- 8). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 32nd CSTEE plenary meeting Brussels, 27 June 2002

Opinion on risks to health from Chromium VI in cement. Opinion expressed at the 32th CSTEE plenary meeting Brussels, 27 june 2002

Opinion on the risk assessment of Methyl acetate (Cas no.: 79-20-9 Einecs no.: 201-158-2). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 31th CSTEE plenary meeting Brussels, 22 May 2002

Opinion on the risk assessment of Bisphenol A - Human Health part (Cas no: 80- 05- 7 Einecs no: 201-245- 8). Carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 31st CSTEE plenary meeting Brussels, 22 May 2002

Opinion on the TGD - CSTEE general comments on the Draft revised version. Opinion expressed by written procedure on 25 January 2002

Opinion on the TGD Draft revision version on Part 1 - Environmental Exposure Assessment. Opinion expressed by written procedure on 25 January 2002

Opinion on the TGD Draft revision version on Part 3/B - Environmental Risk Assessment - Marine Part. Opinion expressed by written procedure on 25 January 2002

Opinion on the TGD Draft revision version on Workplace Exposure Assessment. Opinion expressed by written procedure on 25 January 2002

Opinion on TGD (Technical Guidance Document) Part 4/B - Human Health Effects Assessment. Opinion expressed by written procedure on 25 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment Bis(pentabromophenyl)ether. Human Health Part Report version: Final draft report, October 2001 . Opinion expressed at the 30th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 22 February 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Tetrachloroethylene, Environmental Part. Report version: Final report of August 2001 . Opinion expressed at the 30th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 22 February 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Naphthalene. Report version: Environment, Final report, October 2001. Opinion expressed at the 30th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 22 February 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Ethyl acetoacetate. Report version: Environment, Draft of 09.01.2002. Opinion expressed at the 30th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 22 February 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Dimethyldioctadecylammonium chloride (DODMAC) Report version: Human Health, Draft of 16.07.2001. Opinion expressed at the 30th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 22 February 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Methyl acetate. Report version: Human Health, Draft of 18.07.2001. Opinion expressed at the 30th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 22 February 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). Report version: Human Health , September 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Trichloroethylene. Report version: Environment , September 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Dimethyldioctadecylammonium chloride (DODMAC). Report version: Environment , Draft of 16 July 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Cyclohexane. Report version: Environment , Draft 2 - October 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Naphthalene. Report version: Human Health , Final Report, October 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Ethyl acetoacetate. Report version: Human Health , Draft - 1 August 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Trichloroethylene. Report version: Human Health , September 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Cyclohexane. Report version: Human Health , September 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of 3,4-Dichloroaniline. Report version: Environment ,Draft – 18 July 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). Report version: Environment , September 2001. Opinion expressed at the 29th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 09 January 2002

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of 1-Vinyl-2-Pyrrolidone. Report version: Human Health , September 2001. Opinion expressed at the 28th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 07 December 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of Butadiene. Report version: Environment, June 2001. Opinion expressed at the 28th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 07 December 2001

Opinion on Possible effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF), Radio Frequency Fields (RF), and Microwave Radiation on human health. Opinion expressed at the 27th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 October 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: BUTADIENE - CAS No.: 106-99-0 - EINECS No.: 203-450-8. Report version (Human Health), June 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 27th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 October 2001

Opinion on the Report on "The risks to health and environment by cadmium used as a colouring agent or a stabiliser in polymers and for metal plating" (Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd, 2001) expressed at the 27th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 October 2001

Opinion on: Justification of the Dutch request for derogation under article 95(5) of the EC Treaty - provisions of the Directive 94/60/EC concerning Creosote. Opinion expressed at the 27th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 October 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C8-10-branched alkyl esters, C9-rich and di-"isononyl" phthalate - CAS No.: 68515-48-0 and CAS No.: 28553-12-0 - EINECS No.: 271-090-9 and EINECS No.: 249-079-5. Report version (Environment): Final report, May 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 27th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 October 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid di-C9-11-branched alkyl esters, C10-rich and di-"isodecyl"phthalate - CAS No.: 68515-49-1 and 26761-40-0 - EINECS No.: 271-091-4 and 247-977-1. Report version (Environment): Final report, May 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 27th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 October 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C8-10-branched alkyl esters, C9-rich and di-"isononyl" phthalate - CAS No.: 68515-48-0 and CAS No.: 28553-12-0 - EINECS No.: 271-090-9 and EINECS No.: 249-079-5. Report version (Human Health Effects): Final report, May 2001carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 27th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 October 2001

Opinion on results of the risk assessment of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE Human Health Effects CAS N° 7722-84-1 EINECS N° 231-765-0. REPORT VERSION: Draft of 24 April 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 26th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 11 September 2001

Opinion on results of the risk assessment of 1-VINYL-2-PYRROLIDONE Environmental Part CAS N° 88-12-0 EINECS N° 201-800-4. REPORT VERSION: November 1999 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 26th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 11 September 2001

Opinion on results of the risk assessment of STYRENE Environmental Part CAS N° 100-42-5 EINECS N° 202-851-5. REPORT VERSION: Final draft, January 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 26th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 11 September 2001

Opinion on results of the risk assessment of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE Environmental Effects CAS N° 7722-84-1 EINECS No 231-765-0. REPORT VERSION: Draft of 24 April 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 26th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 11 September 2001

Opinion on results of the risk assessment of 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene CAS N° 120-82-1 EINECSN° 204-428-0, Final version - 20/3/01 , 20 July 2001

Final report on Exposure Data in Risk Assessments of Organic Chemicals, 20 July 2001

Opinion on: report on Validation of methodologies for the release of diisononylphthalate (DINP) in saliva simulant from toys (2001 EUR 19826 EN). Opinion expressed at the 25th CSTEE plenary meeting Brussels, 20 July 2001

Opinion on: Draft CPMP Discussion Paper on Environmental Risk Assessment of Medicinal Products for Human Use [Non-Genetically Modified Organism (Non-GMO) Containing]. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Position paper on Margins of Safety (MOS) in human health risk assessment expressed at the 22nd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 06/07 March 2001

Opinion on: Report (Final Draft) on "Assessment of the risks to human health posed by azo colorants in toys, writing inks and paper products, and analysis of the advantages and drawbacks of restrictions on their marketing and use". Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on: Position Paper on Ambient Air Pollution by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) - Version 4, February 2001. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on: Position Paper on Ambient Air Pollution by Cadmium Compounds - Final Version, October 2000. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on: Position Paper on: Ambient Air Pollution by Arsenic Compounds - Final Version, October 2000. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on: Creosote - Notification of the Netherlands made under Article 95 (5) of the Treaty. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: TOLUENE - Human health and Environment - CAS No.: 108-88-3 - EINECS No.: 203-625-9 - Report version : Final report – March 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid di-C9-11-branched alkyl esters, C10-rich and di-"isodecyl"phthalate - CAS No.: 68515-49-1 and 26761-40-0 - EINECS No.: 271-091-4 and 247-977-1 - Report version (Human health effects): Final report, May 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: METHYL OXIRANE (PROPYLENE OXIDE) - Human health and Environment - CAS N°: 75-56-9 - EINECS N°: 200-879-2 Report version : Final Version, 20 February June 2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 2-Propenoic acid (ACRYLIC ACID) - CAS N°: 79-10-7 - EINECS N°: 201-177-9 - Report version : Draft, 05.01.2001 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 24th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 12 June 2001

Opinion on evaluation of sludge treatments for pathogen reduction. Opinion expressed at the 23rd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 24 April 2001

Opinion on the results of the risk assessment Reportof DIBUTYLPHTHALATE CAS N°: 84-74-2 EINECS N°: 201-557-4. Report version carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risk of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 23rd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 24 April 2001

Opinion on the results of the risk assessment Report of Methyl tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE) CAS N°: 1634-04-4 EINECS N°: 216-653-1. Report version carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risk of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 23rd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 24 April 2001

Opinion on "Position Paper on Ambient Air Pollution by Nickel Compounds" Final Version October 2000. Opinion expressed at the 22nd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 6/7 March 2001

Opinion on the proposed health standards for a revised bathing Water Directive. Opinion expressed at the 23rd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 24 April 2001

Opinion on Chapters 6 and 8 (on risk issues) of the RPA ETD/99/502498 Final Report – July 2000 - The Availability of Substitutes for Soft PVC Containing Phthalates in Certain Toys and Childcare Articles. Opinion expressed at the 22nd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 6/7 March 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 4-NONYLPHENOL (Branched) AND NONYLPHENOL - CAS No.: 84852-15-3, 25154-52-3 - EINECS No.: 284-325-5, 246-672-0. Report version (Human Health effects) : November 2000 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 22nd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 6/7 March 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: METHYL METHACRYLATE (2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid, methyl ester) - CAS No.: 80-62-6 - EINECS No.: 201-297-1. Report version : Draft of 07.07.2000 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 22nd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 6/7 March 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: ACRYLONITRILE - CAS N°: 107-13-1 - EINECS N°: 203-466-5. Report version : Final Version, June 2000 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 22nd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 6/7 March 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: ACRYLAMIDE (Human Health and the Environment) - CAS No. 79-06-1 - EINECS No. 201-173-7. Report version : October 2000 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 22nd CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 6/7 March 2001

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: O-ANISIDINE - CAS No.: 90-04-0 - EINECS No.: 201-963-1. Report version : draft of April 2000 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 21st CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 30 January 2001

Opinion on I. Technical Specifications for Classification and Presentation of Ecological Status of Surface Waters, wrc Ref CO 4658/1 (CSTEE/99/4A), II. Technical Specifications for Monitoring of Ecological Status of Surface Waters, NERI J. Nr 171/2-0079 (CSTEE/99/4A-Add.1), III. Proposed EU Water Framework Directive - Development of a Specification for the Intercalibration of Biological Monitoring Methods, WRc CO 4751/1 (CSTEE/99/4A-Add. 3). Note: this report is a second part of document II. It is not a separate study to be reviewed as such but rather to be seen as further specification on possibilities of ensuring comparability of monitoring results across regions and river basins. For this reason the mandate to the CSTEE only alludes to documents I and II above

Opinion on the available scientific approaches to assess the potential effects and risk of chemicals on terrestrial ecosystems. Opinion expressed at the 19 th CSTEE plenary meeting - Brussels, 9 November 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 4-CHLORO-2-METHYLPHENOL - CAS N° : 1570-64-5 - EINECS N : 216-381-3. Report version : Final, June 29, 1998 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 19th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 9 November 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Methacrylic acid - CAS N° : 79-41-4 - EINECS N°: 201-204-4. Report version : Draft of 13.04.2000 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 19th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 9 November 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE - CAS N° : 106-46-7 - EINECS N°: 203-400-5. Report version : Draft of March 1999 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 19th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 9 November 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: ACETONITRILE - CAS N° : 75-05-8 - EINECS N°: 200-835-2 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 19th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 9 November 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 1,4-DIOXANE - CAS N° : 123-91-1 - EINECS N°: 204-661-8. Report version : Final Version, 5 November 1999 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances. Opinion expressed at the 19th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 9 November 2000

Report on a "Study to establish a programme of detailed procedures for the assessment of risks to health and the environment from cadmium in fertilisers" [Study 2 - Establishment of procedures for carrying out a risk assessment - February 2000] carried out by Environment Resources Management, London, UK (hereinafter referred to as the "Study") - Opinion expressed at the 17th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5 September 2000

Opinion on BKH Consulting Engineers Report "Towards the establishment of a priority list of substances for further evaluation of their role in endocrine disruption" - Opinion adopted at the 17th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5 September, 2000

Opinion on "Assessment of the risks to human health posed by certain chemicals in textiles", WS Atkins, Final report - Opinion adopted at the 17th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5 September, 2000

Opinion on TNO Report "Methylene chloride: Advantages and drawbacks of possible market restrictions in the EU", (chapters 1-4) - Opinion adopted at the 17th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5 September, 2000

Opinion on validation of test methods for phthalate migration - Opinion expressed at the 17th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5 September 2000

Opinion on the results of the Environmental Risk Assessment of : Decabromodiphenyl ether [CAS N° 1163-19-5] [EINECS N° 214-604-9] - Report version: final draft of August 1999 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 16th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 19th of June 2000

Opinion on the results of the Environmental Risk Assessment (Report version: final draft of August 1999) of : Octabromodiphenyl ether [CAS N° 32536-52-0] [EINECS N° 251-087-9] carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 16th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 19th of June 2000

Opinion on the results of the Human Risk Assessment of: Pentabromodiphenyl ether [CAS N° 32534-81-9] carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances1 - Opinion expressed at the 16th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 19th of June 2000

Opinion on Lead - Danish Notification 98/595/DK - Opinion expressed at the 15 th CSTEE plenary meeting (Brussels, 5 th of May 2000)

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Hydrogen Fluoride [HF], CAS N° : 7664-39-3, EINECS N°: 231-634-8 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 15th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5th of May 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Dimethyl Sulphate [DMS], CAS N°: 77-78-1, EINECS N°: 201-058-1 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 15th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5th of May 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Cumene (C9H12), CAS N° : 98-82-8, EINECS N° : 202-704-5 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 15th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5th of May 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: Acrylaldehyde, CAS N° : 107-02-8, EINECS N°: 203-453-4 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 15th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5th of May 2000

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of: 4,4'-Methylenedianiline (C13H14N2) [MDA], CAS N° : 101-77-9, EINECS N°: 202-974-4 carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 15th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 5th of May 2000

Opinion on the results of the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pentabromodiphenyl ether [CAS N° 32534-81-9], carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 13th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 4 February 2000

Opinion on the results of the Environmental Risk Assessment of Nonylphenol, straight chain [CAS N° 84852-15-3] and branched chain [CAS N° 25154-52-3], carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 13th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 4 February 2000

Opinion on the "Technical guidance document in support of the Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market: Guidance on data requirements for active substances and biocidal products - Final version, 7 December 1999" - Opinion expressed at the 13th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 4 February 2000

Opinion on a Proposed "ready biodegradability" approach to update detergents legislation - adopted at the 12th CSTEE plenary meeting of 25 November 1999

Opinion on the revised proposal for a List of Priority Substances in the Context of the Water Framework Directive (COMMPS Procedure) prepared by the Fraunhofer-Institut (Germany) - Final report Opinion adopted at the 11th CSTEE plenary meeting on the 28th of September 1999

Opinion on a "Request of the Federal Republic of Germany for a Article 100a(4) (Maastricht Treaty) derogation with regard to the classification of man made mineral fibres (MMMF) " adopted by written procedure on September 10, 1999

Opinion on Selection of a Community wide mineral oils marking system, ("Euromarker") Safety of the preferred candidate adopted at the 11th CSTEE plenary meeting on the 28th of September 1999

Opinion on TNO, LGC and U.S. CPSC reports on Phthalate migration test validation adopted at the 11th CSTEE plenary meeting on the 28th of September 1999

Opinion on the toxicological characteristics and risks of certain citrates and adipates used as a substitute for phthalates as plasticisers in certain soft PVC products. (adopted at the 11th CSTEE plenary meeting on the 28th of September 1999)

Opinion on "Risk assessment underpinning new standards and thresholds in the proposal for a daughter directive for tropospheric ozone", adopted at the CSTEE by written procedure on May 21, 1999

Opinion on Human and Wildlife Health Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, with Emphasis on Wildlife and on a Ecotoxicology Test Methods expressed at the 8th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 4 March 1999

Opinion (revised) on Cancer risk to consumers from Creosote containing less than 50 ppm benzo-[a]-pyrene and/or from wood treated with such Creosote and estimation of respective magnitude expressed at the 8th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 4 March 1999

Opinion on Cadmium - The Final Report by WS Atkins International Ltdbbased on : The Final Report (September 1998) & Additional Assessment (September 1998): "Assessment of the risks to health and to the environment of Cadmium contained in certain products and of the effects of further restrictions on their marketing and use". Expressed at the 7th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 18 January 1999

Opinion on Risk of cancer caused by textiles and leather goods coloured with azo-dyes expressed at the 7th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 18 January 1999

Opinion on The report by WS Atkins International Ltd (vol. A) "Assessment of the Risks to Health and to the Environment of Tin Organic Compounds in Antifouling Paint and of the Effects of Further Restrictions on their Marketing and Use", opinion expressed at the 6th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 27 November 1998

Opinion on the reports by Environmental Resources Management "Assessment of the risks posed by Pentachlorophenol (PCP) through the exposure of man and the environment to dioxins" and "Analysis of the advantage and drawbacks of further restrictions on the marketing and use of PCP", opinion expressed at the 6th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 27 November 1998

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of : Benzene, C10-13-alkyl derivs carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC)793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 6th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 27 November 1998

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of : Alkanes, C10-13, chloro {SCCP} carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC)793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 6th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 27 November 1998

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of : 2-(2-butoxyethoxy)ethanol [112-34-5] carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC)793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 6th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 27 November 1998

Opinion on the results of the Risk Assessment of : 2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethanol [111-77-3] carried out in the framework of Council Regulation (EEC)793/93 on the evaluation and control of the risks of existing substances - Opinion expressed at the 6th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 27 November 1998

Opinion on Phthalate migration from soft PVC toys and child-care articles - Data made available since the 16th of June 1998, opinion expressed at the 6th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 26/27 November 1998

Opinion on the report by WS Atkins International Ltd (vol. B) "Assessment of the risks to health and to the environment of arsenic in wood preservatives and of the effects of further restrictions on its marketing and use" expressed at the 5th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 15 September 1998

Opinion on Chrysotile asbestos and candidate substitutes expressed at the 5th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 15 September 1998

Opinion on (I) Some practical implications of the proposed modification to the Water Framework Directive (Annex V) and (II) Procedure for selection of priority substances with a view to the establishing of a list of Community priority substances, adopted by written procedure on June 5, 1998

Opinion on Phthalate migration from soft PVC toys and child-care articles (to answer four new questions put to the Scientific Committee on Toxicity, Ecotoxicity and the Environment (CSTEE) on the subject), opinion expressed at the 4th CSTEE plenary meeting, Brussels, 16 June 1998

Phthalate migration from soft PVC toys and child-care articles (opinion expressed at the CSTEE third plenary meeting - Brussels, 24 April 1998)

Opinion on a study commissioned by Directorate General III (Industry) of the European Commission on Recent Assessments of the Hazards and Risks Posed by Asbestos and Substitute Fibres, and Recent Regulation of Fibres World-Wide (Environmental Resources Management, Oxford) (opinion expressed on 9 February 1998)

Opinion on Phthalate migration from soft PVC toys and child-care articles (opinion expressed on 9 February 1998)

Previous outcome of discussions (Scientific Committee for Toxicity and Ecotoxicity of Chemical Compounds)