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Date -
Title 9th International Fresenius Conference "Endocrine Disruptors"
Organiser Die Akademie Fresenius
Location Cologne, Germany


Regulatory Developments

  • Update from the European Commission’s DG SANTE on the new criteria for ED identification under EU Regulations on plant protection and biocidal products
  • Overview from ECHA and EFSA’s Pesticides Unit on implementing the new ED guidance document with regard to plant protection products and biocides
  • Implementation of the new guidance on a national level – competent authority view
  • Japanese National Institute for Basic Biology on recent developments in Japan

Challenges for Ecotoxicology

  • Update on the new version of the OECD guidance document 150

Challenges for Toxicology

  • Overview and evaluation of the effects of EDs on testicular function
  • The assessment of thyroid(-related) toxicity

Integrating Information for ED

  • Consensus modelling approaches to predict estrogen and androgen receptors activities
  • Insight into theoretical and experimental approaches for application of the Adverse Outcome Pathway concept

Special: Risk Communication

  • The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) on risk communication with regard to endocrine disruptors


AlzChem Trostberg GmbH, Scymaris Ltd., DSM Nutritional Products Europe Ltd., Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals, Currenta GmbH & Co. OHG, wca environment Ltd, FMC Corporation - Agricultural Solutions, Lonza Group AG, ECPA - European Crop Protection Association, SUMITOMO Chemical Agro Europe S.A.S, Anthesis, Enviresearch Ltd., ADAMA Deutschland GmbH, GAB Consulting Spain S.L.U., TSG Consulting Ltd, DHD-Consulting GmbH, Laboratoire Watchfrog, Schülke & Mayr GmbH, ADAMA Deutschland GmbH, Smithers Viscient, DHI A/S, Blue Frog Scientific Limited, ECETOC AISBL, TSG Consulting Ltd, ARCHE Consulting, Bayer CropScience Deutschland GmbH, Covestro Deutschland AG, TECOmedical AG, Smithers Viscient ESG Ltd., UPL Europe Ltd, Globachem NV, Syngenta Crop Protection AG, Redebel Regulatory Affairs SCRL, Belchim Crop Protection Zweigniederlassung Deutschland, ADAMA Deutschland GmbH, RIFCON GmbH, Eurofins Agroscience Services Ecotox GmbH, IBACON GmbH, Grupo AC Marca, S.L., Chemsafe s.r.l., IBACON GmbH, Barilla G. e R. Fratelli SpA, Oxon Italia S.p.A., UPL Europe Ltd


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