Number of STI tests at sexual health centres are rising again
In 2021, more than 138,000 people were tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at a centre for sexual health.
More STI tests conducted by Sexual Health Centres
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).
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 .
More gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia at Dutch STI clinics
An increasing number of clients tested at a Dutch STI clinic for a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is diagnosed with gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia.
The number of STI tests keeps increasing
The number of clients tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at Dutch STI clinics has increased since 2004.
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.