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What is an Inhalation reprotoxicology study – insights, advice, and secrets

What is Inhalation Reprotoxicology and When is it Relevant? Inhalation reprotoxicology studies are required when a chemical substance or plant protection product (PPP) is suspected of having the potential to cause reproductive or developmental toxicity and there is the possibility that human exposure can occur via the respiratory system.

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How to answer basic physical chemical questions for your chemical and agrochemical substances when test guidance changes and as regulatory standards evolve

Although most physiochemical endpoints are standard for crop and chemical active substances, selection of the right test method to assess them is critical. This blog reviews some standard endpoints and looks at the tests used, in the light of changing regulatory expectations and revised test methodologies for difficult substances.

Speeding hand disinfectant products into the EU market in response to COVID-19

An unprecedented challenge The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for hand disinfectants, driven by recommendations from bodies such as the WHO. Handwashing is a vital measure for reducing the risk of contracting the virus. The WHO specifically recommends that all individuals “regularly and thoroughly clean (their) hands with an …

New REACH nanomaterial requirements: what you need to do

The new EU nanotechnology regulation On December 3, 2018, the European Commission (EC) adopted Regulation 2018/1881, amending the existing , amending the existing Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation, to directly address nanoparticles. The nanotechnology regulation applies to any substance that might be, or might contain, a …