Safe working practices: RIVM creates a list of 1,400 substances without a European occupational exposure limit for health purposes
NS did not adequately protect employees from exposure to chromium (VI)
Launch of the European project RISK-HUNT3R
Plant Protection Products: new RIVM methodology calculates period in which workers must wear gloves
Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW), RIVM has developed a new methodology to calculate the period for which workers must wear gloves to mitigate the risk of re
Discussion regarding health-based guidance value of PFOA
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a provisional health-based guidance value for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).
Animal-free innovations in safety assessment of chemicals
How can the process of validation, acceptance and use of animal-free innovative approaches to assess the safety of chemicals be facilitated?
Promising biobased alternatives to controversial polar aprotic solvents
There are a number of promising biobased alternatives to controversial polar aprotic solvents, as revealed in a report from Wageningen Food & Biobased Research commissioned by RIVM .
Interspecies website transferred from RIVM to Utrecht University
The Interspecies website which helps researchers to reduce and refine the use of laboratory animals is transferred to the 3Rs database Programme of the 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences (ULS) of Utr