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Public Health

Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks 2004-2009


Questions relating to examinations of the toxicity and ecotoxicity of chemicals, biochemicals and biological compounds whose use may have harmful consequences for human health and the environment. In particular, the Committee will address questions in relation to new and existing chemicals, the restriction and marketing of dangerous substances, biocides, waste, environmental contaminants, plastic and other materials used for water pipe work (e.g. new organics substances), drinking water, indoor and ambient air quality. It will address questions relating to human exposure to mixtures of chemicals, sensitisation and identification of endocrine disrupters.