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Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks 2004-2009 - Opinions

Biological Risks

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Environmental impact and effect on antimicrobial resistance of four substances used for the removal of microbial surface contamination of poultry carcasses Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 315KB)

 

Chemicals under Reg.793/93

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Voluntary Risk Assessment Report on Copper and its compounds, Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER by written procedure on 12 February 2009 ( 160KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Voluntary Risk Assessment Report on lead and lead compounds, Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER by written procedure on 12 February 2009 ( 160KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on nickel and its compounds, Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 27th plenary of 13 January 2009 ( 160KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Voluntary Risk Assessment Report on Lead and its compounds, Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 27th plenary of 13 January 2009 ( 160KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Vinyl acetate, Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 26th plenary of 17 November 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on PROPAN-1-OL Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 25th plenary of 9 September 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on NITROBENZENE Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 25th plenary of 9 September 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Calcium fluoride Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 25th plenary of 9 September 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Aluminium fluoride Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 25th plenary of 9 September 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on p-tert-butylphenol Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 25th plenary of 9 September 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Copper, Copper II sulphate pentahydrate, Copper(I)oxide, Copper(II)oxide, Dicopper chloride trihydroxide Human health part CAS No:7440-50-8, 7758-99-8, 1317-39-1, 1317-38-0, 1332-65-6 EINECS No. 231-159-6, 231-847-6, 215-270-7, 215-269-1, 215-272-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 24th plenary of 15 July 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Nickel; Nickel carbonate; Nickel chloride; Nickel dinitrate; Nickel sulphate. Indirect exposure, CAS No: 7440-02-0; 3333-67-3; 7718-54-9; 13138-45-9; 7786-81-4 Adopted by the SCHER during the 24th plenary of 15 July 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 6-acetyl-1,1,2,4,4,7-hexamethyltertraline (AHTN) Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER by written procedure on 16 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 1,3,4,6,7,8-hexahydro-4,6,6,7,8,8,-hexamethylcyclopenta-g-2-benzopyran (HHCB) Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER by written procedure on 16 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 4-tert- Butylbenzoic acid (PTBBA) Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on styrene Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 1,3,4,6,7,8-HEXAHYDRO- 4,6,6,7,8,8-HEXAMETHYLCYCLOPENTA-γ-2-BENZOPYRAN (HHCB) Human Health Part (indirect exposure) Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on hexabromocyclododecane Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Chlorine Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 1-(5,6,7,8-tetrahydo-3.5.56.8.8- hexamethyl-2-naphthyl)ethan-1-one (AHTN) Human Health Part (indirect exposure) Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on TETRACHLOROETHYLENE Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
2-buthoxyethanol (EGBE) Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
N-cyclohexylbenzothiazole-2-sulfenamide (CBS), Environmental Part, CAS Number: 95-33-0 EINECS Number: 202-411-2 Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Chlorine, Human Health Part, CAS No.: 7782-50-5 EINECS No. 231-959-5 Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Coal tar pitch, high temperature, Human Health Part, CAS No: 65996-93-2 EINECS No: 266-028-2 Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 1,3,4,6,7,8-HEXAHYDRO-4,6,6,7,8,8-HEXAMETHYLCYCLOPENTA-γ-2-BENZOPYRAN (HHCB), Human Health Part, CAS No: 1222-05-5 EINECS No: 214-946-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on sodium hypochlorite, Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 22nd plenary of 12 March 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on sodium hypochlorite, Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008 ( 190KB)

Risk Assessment Report on Bis(hydroxylammonium)sulfate Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Alkanes, C14-17, chloro MCCP Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-nitrotoluene Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on HEXABROMOCYCLODODECANE (HBCDD) Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-furaldehyde (furfural) Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Diphenylamine Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on N-CYCLOHEXYLBENZOTHIAZOL-2-SULFENAMIDE Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2,4-dinitrotoluene Human Health Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
2,2’,6,6’-TETRABROMO-4,4’-ISOPROPYLIDENE DIPHENOL (TETRABROMOBISPHENOL-A) Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 21st plenary of 15 January 2008. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Zinc, Environmental Part Adopted by the SCHER during the 20th plenary of 29 November 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Tris[2-chloro-1-(chloromethyl)ethyl]phosphate (TDCP) Environmental Part;CAS No.: 13674-87-8; EINECS No.: 237-159-2 Adopted by the SCHER during the 20th plenary of 29 November 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2,2-bis(chloromethyl)trimethylene bis[bis(2-chloroethyl)phosphate] (V6) Environmental Part; CAS No.: 38051-10-4; EINECS No.: 253-760-2 Adopted by the SCHER during the 20th plenary of 29 November 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on CHLOROFORM Environmental Part CAS-No.: 67-66-3 EINECS-No.: 200-663-8 Adopted by the SCHER during the 19th plenary of 20 September 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on TRIS(2-CHLORO-1-METHYLETHYL) PHOSPHATE (TCPP) Environmental Part CAS No: 13674-84-5 EINECS No: 237-158-7 Adopted by the SCHER during the 19th plenary of 20 September 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on p-tert-buthylphenol Environmental Part CAS No.: 98-54-4 EINECS No.: 202-679-0 Adopted by the SCHER during the 19th plenary of 20 September 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2,3- EPOXYPROPYLTRIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE (EPTAC) Human Health Part CAS No.: 3033-77-0 EINECS No.: 221-221-0 Adopted by the SCHER during the 19th plenary of 20 September 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 1-(5,6,7,8-tetrahydo-3.5.56.8.8-hexamethyl-2-naphthyl) ethan-1-one (AHTN) Human Health Part CAS No.: 1506-02-1 EINECS No.: 216-133-4 Adopted by the SCHER during the 19th plenary of 20 September 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on (3-CHLORO-2-HYDROXYPROPYL)TRIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE (CHPTAC) Human Health Part CAS No.: 3327-22-8 EINECS No.: 222-048-3 Adopted by the SCHER during the 19th plenary of 20 September 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on (3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyl)trimethylammonium chloride (CHPTAC) Environmental Part CAS No.: 3327-22-8 EINECS No.: 222-048-3 Adopted by the SCHER during the 18th plenary of 19 July 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2,3-Epoxipropyltrimethylammonium chloride (EPTAC) Environmental Part CAS No.: 3033-77-0 EINECS No.: 221-221-0 Adopted by the SCHER during the 18th plenary of 19 July 2007. ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Methenamine Human Health Part CAS No.: 100-97-0 EINECS No.: 202-905-8 Adopted by the SCHER during the 16th plenary of 23 April 2007. ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HCCP) Human Health Part CAS No.: 77-47-4 EINECS No.: 201-029-3 Adopted by the SCHER during the 16th plenary of 23 April 2007. ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on chlorodifluoromethane Environmental Part CAS No.: 75-45-6; EINECS No.: 200-871-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 16th plenary of 23 April 2007. ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Methenamine Environmental Part CAS No.: 100-97-0 EINECS No.: 202-905-8 Adopted by the SCHER during the 15th plenary of 30 January 2007. ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Chlorodifluoromethane Human Health Part CAS No.: 75-45-6 EINECS No.: 200-871-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 15th plenary of 30 January 2007. ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Targeted Risk Assessment Report on sodium hydroxide (NAOH) Environmental part CAS No.: 1310-73-2; EINECS No.: 215-185-5 Adopted by the SCHER during the 14th plenary of 30 November 2006. ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Targeted Risk Assessment Report on sodium hydroxide (NAOH) Human health part CAS No.: 1310-73-2; EINECS No.: 215-185-5 Adopted by the SCHER during the 14th plenary of 30 November 2006. ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-NITROTOLUENE Environmental Part CAS No.: 88-72-2 EINECS No.: 201-853-3 Adopted by the SCHER during the 13th plenary of 19 September 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2,4-DINITROTOLUENE Environmental Part CAS No.: 121-14-2 EINECS No.: 204-450-0 Adopted by the SCHER during the 13th plenary of 19 September 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
The revised chapter for Human Health Risk Characterisation of the Technical Guidance Document on Risk Assessment in support of Directive 93/67/EEC on new notified substances and Regulation 1488/94 on existing substances of new and existing substances (Draft of November 2005) Adopted by the SCHER during the 13th plenary of 19 September 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Tris (nonylphenyl)phosphite (TNPP) Human Health Part CAS N°: 26523-78-4 EINECS N°: 247-759-6 Adopted by the SCHER during the 12th plenary meeting of 04 July 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Tris (2-chloroethyl) phosphate (TCEP) Environmental Part CAS No.: 115-96-8 EINECS No.: 201-029-3 Adopted by the SCHER during the 12th plenary meeting of 04 July 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Benzyl butyl phthalate Environmental Part CAS No.: 85-68-7 EINECS No: 201-622-7 Adopted by the SCHER during the 12th plenary meeting of 04 July 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (HCCP) Environmental Part CAS No.: 77-47-4 EINECS No.: 201-029-3 Adopted by the SCHER during the 11th plenary meeting of 04 May 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-methoxy-1-methylethyl acetate (PGMA) Environmental Part CAS No.: 108-65-6 EINECS No.: 203-603-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 11th plenary meeting of 04 May 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Reports on Nickel Human Health part Adopted by the SCHER during the 11th plenary meeting of 04 May 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2,4,4-Trimethylpentene Human Health part CAS No: 25167-70-8 EINECS No: 246-690-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 11th plenary meeting of 04 May 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 4-methyl-m-phenylenediamine (2,4 TDA) Human Health Part CAS No: 95-80-7 EINECS No: 202-453-1 Adopted by the SCHER during the 11th plenary meeting of 04 May 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Ethylbenzene Environmental Part CAS No.: 100-41-4 EINECS No.: 202-849-4 Adopted by the SCHER during the 11th plenary meeting of 04 May 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment report on Vinyl acetate Environmental Part CAS No.: 108-05-4 EINECS No.: 203-542-4 Adopted by the SCHER during the 10th plenary meeting of 17 March 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment report on 1-METHOXYPROPAN-2-OL (PGME) Environmental Part CAS No.: 107-98-2 EINECS No.: 203-539-1 Adopted by the SCHER during the 10th plenary meeting of 17 March 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-BUTHOXYETHANOL (EGBE: Ethylene glycol butyl ether) Environnemental Part CAS No.: 111-76-2 EINECS No.: 203-905-0 Adopted by the SCHER during the 10th plenary meeting of 17 March 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-BUTHOXYETHANOL ACETATE (EGBEA: Ethylene glycol butyl ether acetate) Environmental Part" CAS No.: 112-07-2 EINECS No.: 203-933-3 Adopted by the SCHER during the 10th plenary meeting of 17 March 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-METHOXY-2-METHYLBUTANE (TAME) Human Health Part CAS N°:994-05-8 EINECS No: 213-611-4 Adopted by the SCHER during the 9th plenary meeting of 27 January 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-Ethoxyethyl acetate (2-EEA) Environmental Part CAS No.: 111-15-09 EINECS No.: 203-839-2. Adopted by the SCHER during the 9th plenary meeting of 27 January 2006 ( 80 KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Anthracene Human Health Part CAS No.: 120-12-7 EINECS N°: 204-371-1. Adopted by the SCHER during the 9th plenary meeting of 27 January 2006 ( 80 KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Classification of Musk ketone Adopted by the SCHER during the 9th plenary meeting of 27 January 2006 ( 80 KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Tetrabromopbisphenol-A Human Health Part CAS No.: 79-94-7 EINECS No.: 201-236-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 7th plenary of 23 September 2005. ( 160KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Nitrobenzene Environmental Part CAS No.: 98-95-3 EINECS No.: 202-716-0 Adopted by the SCHER during the 7th plenary of 23 September 2005. ( 160KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Phenol Human Health Part. CAS N°: 108-95-2. EINECS No.: 203-632-7. Adopted by the SCHER during the 6th plenary meeting of 8 July 2005. ( 160KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on 2-methoxy-2-methylbutane (TAME: tert-amyl-methyl ether) Environmental Part CAS No.: 994-05-8 EINECS No.: 213-611-4 .Adopted by the SCHER during the 4th plenary meeting of 18 March 2005. ( 150KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Update of the risk assessment of bis(pentabromophenyl) ether (decabromodiphenyl ether) Final Environmental Draft of May 2004, CAS Number; 1163-19-5 EINECS Number: 214-604-9 Adopted by the SCHER during the 4th plenary meeting of 18 March 2005. ( 150KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Furfural Human Health Part� CAS N°: 98-01-1 EINECS No.: 202-627-7. Adopted by the SCHER during the 3rd plenary meeting of 28 January 2005. ( 150KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Propan-1-ol Environmental Part CAS No.: 71-23-8 EINECS No.: 200-746-9. Adopted by the SCHER during the 3rd plenary meeting of 28 January 2005. ( 140KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Benzyl Butyl Phthalate (BBP) Human Health Part CAS No.: 85-68-7 EINECS No.: 201-622-7. Adopted by the SCHER during the 3rd plenary meeting of 28 january 2005 ( 130 KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Tertiary Butyl Hydroxiperoxide (TBHP) Environmental Part CAS No.: 75-91-2 EINECS No.: 200-915-7. Adopted by the SCHER during the 2nd plenary meeting of 14 December 2004 ( 60 KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk Assessment Report on Trisodium nitrilotriacetate Environmental Part CAS No.: 5064-31-3 EINECS No.: 225-768-6 . Adopted by the SCHER during the 2nd plenary meeting of 14 December 2004 ( 60 KB)

 

Risk Assessment

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Anaerobic Degradation of Surfactants And Biodegradation of Non Surfactant Organic Ingredients Adopted by the SCHER during the 26th plenary of 17 November 2008 ( 190KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Phthalates in school supplies Adopted by the SCHER by written procedure on 17 October 2008. ( 175KB)

 The popularised layman language version of the opinion

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
The environmental risks and indirect health effects of mercury in dental amalgam Adopted by the SCHER during the 23rd plenary of 06 May 2008. ( 175KB)

 The popularised layman language version of the opinion

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Model implementation and quantification of the eutrophication risk associated with the use of phosphates in detergents (INIA report – Green Planet Report) Adopted by the SCHER during the 20th plenary of 29 November 2007. ( 175KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Non surfactant Organic Ingredients and Zeolite-based Detergents (RPA report J480b/detergents – 30 June 2006) Adopted by the SCHER during the 17th plenary of 29 May 2007. ( 370KB)

CEN's response to the opinion of the CSTEE on the assessment of CEN report on the risk assessment of organic chemicals in toys Adopted by the SCHER during the 17th plenary of 29 May 2007. ( 90KB)

Risk arising from the use of copper-based antifouling paints used in leisure boating Dutch notification 2003/0201/NL Adopted by the SCHER during the 15th plenary of 30 January 2007. ( 90KB)

Revised assessment of the risks to health and the environment associated with the use of the four organotin compounds TBT, DBT, DOT and TPT Adopted by the SCHER during the 14th plenary of 30 November 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Risk to the environment and human health resulting from the use of phosphate fertilizers containing cadmium. Report 285 - Czech Republic -November 2005 Adopted by the SCHER during the 13th plenary of 19 September 2006. ( 60KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Environmental Risk Assessment of non Biodegradable Detergent Surfactants under Anaerobic Condition Adopted by the SCHER during the 8th plenary meeting of 25 November 2005 ( 80 KB)

 

Industrial/Professional use in Products

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Effectiveness of vapour retardants in reducing risks to human health from paint strippers containing dichloromethane ETVREAD Final Report 01 April 2004 Adopted by the SCHER during the 4th plenary of 18 March 2005 ( 340KB)

 

Specific Environmental Issues

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Updated HERA Report on Polycarboxylates in Detergents (HERA report April 2009, version 2). Adopted by the SCHER during the 5th plenary of 13 January 2010 ( 340KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
RPA´s report Perfluorooctane Sulphonates Risk reduction strategy and analysis of advantages and drawbacks (Final report - August 2004). Adopted by the SCHER during the 4th plenary of 18 March 2005 ( 340KB)

 

ISO Standards

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Compatibility of the ISO standard 10708 (biodegradability test method) with the ultimate biodegradability requirements imposed through Annex III of Regulation 648/2004 of Parliament and of the Council. Adopted by the SCHER during the 3rd plenary meeting of 28 January 2005. ( 120KB)

 

Air Quality

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
risk assessment on indoor air quality. Adopted by the SCHER during the 17th plenary of 29th May 2007 after public consultation ( 90KB)

 The popularised layman language version of the opinion

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Emission of chemicals by air fresheners Tests on 74 consumer products sold in Europe (BEUC report January 2005). Adopted by the SCHER during the 9th plenary of 27th January 2006 ( 90KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
New evidence of air pollution effects on human health and the environment. Adopted by the SCHER during the 4th plenary of 18 March 2005 ( 26 0KB)

 

Non Animal Testing

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
The need for non-human primates in biomedical research, production and testing of products and devices. Adopted by the SCHER during the 27th plenary of 13 January 2009 ( 270KB)

 The popularised layman language version of the opinion

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: a Non-animal Testing Approach (BUAV report - 2004). Adopted by the SCHER during the 8th plenary of 25 November 2005 ( 170KB)

 

Others

SCCP/SCHER/SCENIHR opinion on: Risk assessment methodologies and approaches for genotoxic and carcinogenic substances Adopted by the SCHER during the 27th plenary of 13 January 2009 (360KB)

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks opinion on:
Research priorities for the 7th Framework Program - Human Health and the Environment. Adopted by the SCHER by written procedure on 30 October 2006 ( 170KB)