Avoid sunburn. This is the main advice for the prevention of skin cancer. Targeted information is needed to ensure that people adapt their behaviour accordingly. In places where people are exposed to the sun, for example, or for certain groups of peo
Young people who use screens before sleeping have more sleep problems
Young people (13-18 years) who use light-emitting screens daily in the hour before going to sleep have more sleep problems.
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 .
RIVM seeks dialogue with Industry for safe and green chemistry
RIVM would like to explore possibilities to eliminate obstacles during innovation of green chemistry with industry.
Biobased alternatives to hormone disrupting substance in cash register receipts
Chemicals made from vegetable or animal waste may be an alternative to the use of the substance Bisphenol A (BPA) in thermal paper. Thermal paper is widely used for cash register receipts.
Promising biobased alternatives to substances of very high concern
There are many possible biobased alternatives to substances of very high concern (SVHC). Some are even ready to be deployed right away.