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Article Date: 10/29/2012
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EC Seeks Comments on Risk Assessment
The EC has set a November 30 deadline for comments on its recent discussion paper addressing new challenges for risk assessment. The paper, which was approved for public consultation on October 8, outlines a preliminary opinion on the EC’s procedures for both human and environmental risk assessment. The purpose of this and future reviews is to keep procedures up to date with scientific advances and changes in modeling and measuring techniques.
Regarding ecological risk assessment, the paper criticizes current approaches for ... Log in to view full article.