Press releases

Press releases / short messages

In the following you will find press releases / short messages with environmental chemical and toxicological relevance from the years, sorted by institution
[2021], [ 2020 ], [ 2019 ], [ 2018 ], [ 2017 ], [ 2016 ] [ 2015 ], [ 2014 ], [ 2013 ], [ 2012 ], [ 2011 ]

2021

institution title source
Agroscope
Swiss research for agriculture, food and the environment
Agroscope investigation: pesticides in Swiss agricultural soils

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

AWI
Alfred Wegner Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Alfred Wegener Institute: Climate change leads to
large ozone losses over the Arctic

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

BfR
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment

PFAS in food: BfR confirms critical exposure to industrial chemicals

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

New BfR concept to identify possible health issues
relevant chemical combinations

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

BEUC
European Consumer Organization
Toxic chemicals in nonplastic disposable tableware, consumer test reveals

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

BMBF
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Five-year program of the federal government for water research: Water: N ?Research and innovation for sustainability

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

Federal Government / Bundestag 1st reading in the German Bundestag: Consultation on the demand to stop pesticide exports

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

Amendment of the Nature Conservation Act decided

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

EAWAG
Water research institute of the ETH domain

Short-term pollutant concentration peaks in bodies of water are greatly underestimated

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

EuChemS
European Chemical Society

ECHA updated the Candidate List with 8 new chemicals

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

New rule on transparency of the EU risk assessment in the food chain

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

European Commission EU Commission welcomes ECJ ruling on air pollution in Germany

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

European Commission sets plan for zero pollution target
by 2050

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

EU research consortium Polyrisk
EU research consortium "PlasticsFaTe"
EU project ?Macro- and Microplastic in Agricultural Soil Systems - SOPLAS?

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

European Council European Council approves conclusions on the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

Fraunhofer Society Plastics in the environment: emissions in agricultural soils

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

Goethe University Frankfurt Flood: poison from the river bed

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

Greenpeace Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in slaughterhouse wastewater

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

Hereon
Helmholtz Center
Helmholtz Center Geesthacht becomes Helmholtz Center Hereon

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

IPCP
International Panel on Chemical Pollution

Sign-on Campaign: Developing a global science-policy body on chemicals and waste

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

Interreg Cross-border research project CoMinGreat

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

LFU Bavaria
Bavarian State Office for the Environment
"PureAlps" project completed

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

Environment defensiveness
Friends of the Earth Netherlands

Court decision in the case of oil pollution of the Niger Delta by Shell

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

myScience Call for a global science council for chemicals and waste management

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

NIVA
Norwegian Institute for Water Research

JPI Oceans: Policy paper published: Knowledge hub on the integrated assessment of chemical contaminants and their effects on the marine environment

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

Science
Journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
New insights into anthropogenic ecosystem transformation
in the age of the Holocene

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

UBA
Federal Environment Agency

UBA texts 113/2021: Combined chemical and ecotoxicological monitoring of pollutants in water
UBA-Texte 108/2021: Bioaccumulation of ionic compounds - Deriving of alternative screening criteria from experimental studies
UBA-Texte 106/2021: Updated statistical evaluation of spatial patterns of the contents of lead, cadmium and mercury in mosses in connection with atmospheric pollution
UBA texts 82/2021: Environmental risks of pesticides between
forecast and reality: How reliable are results of the environmental risk assessment for individual products in the light of agricultural practice (tank mixtures, spray series)?

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/21

 

UBA texts 75/2021: Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and - furans (PCDD / F) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in the outside air and deposition in the rural background of Germany
UBA texts 73/2021: Persistent degradation products of halogenated refrigerants and blowing agents in the environment:
type, environmental concentrations, and fate with particular regard to new halogenated substitutes with low global warming potential
UBA-Texte 69/2021: Phosphonates in detergents and cleaning agents and their fate in the environment - development of analytical methods and their practical application in samples of surface water, waste water and sediment
UBA texts 44/2021: Development of an ecotoxicological assessment approach for soils based on the bioavailable fraction of pollutants, taking into account the different filter and buffer properties of soils
UBA-texts 36/2021: Persistent degradation products of halogenated refrigerants and propellants in the environment: type, environmental concentrations
and whereabouts with special consideration of new halogenated substitutes with low global warming potential
Data on the environment - Umweltmonitor 2020 (March 2021)
UBA texts 14/2021: Influence of a major airport on temporal
and spatial distributions of the outside air concentrations of ultra-fine dust <100 nm
Scan4Chem app on chemicals in products available in 15 countries

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

 

UBA texts 29/2021: Effects of ground-level ozone on vegetation modified by nitrogen and components of climate change: a literature study
Position paper: Plastic and other persistent "new" substances in the soil - further challenges in soil protection
Position paper: 20 years of the Water Framework Directive: Recommendations of the Federal Environment Agency
UBA texts 08/2021: Advancing REACH - REACH and substitution
UBA texts 02/2021: Inventory determination of F-gases 2017/2018
UBA-Texte 233/2020: Environmental quality standards for inland waters
UBA texts 230/2020: PBT - Quo vadis? Examination and further development of the PBT assessment approach for identification of environmental SVHC

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/21

UFZ
Environmental Research Center

EU project PrecisionTox starts

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

UNEP UNEP report reveals health risks from water pollution

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/21

2020

institution title source
Auquatic Pollutants European Call "Aquatic Pollutants

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

BFG
Federal Institute for Hydrology

Environmental radioactivity: BfG publishes unique data set

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

BfR
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Draft by the European Food Safety Authority can be publicly commented on

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

BMU
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Nitrate levels in the groundwater drop slightly - phosphorus pollution of rivers and
Seen remains unchanged

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

FEDERATION
Association for the Environment and Nature Conservation Germany eV (BUND)
Position paper of the BUND Federal Working Group on Environmental Chemicals and toxicology

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

DBU
Funding initiative of the German Federal Environment Foundation
DBU funding initiative "Avoidance and Reduction of Pesticides in the Environment"

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

EAWAG
Water research institute of the ETH domain
The next pandemic is in sight - it's time to take the ecological crisis seriously

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

ECHA
European Chemical Agency
ECHA's Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) backs restricting intentional uses of microplastics

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

Latest ECHA Committee for harmonized classification and labeling

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

EFSA
European Food Safety Authority
Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance sulfoxaflor

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

European Court of Auditors EU Special Report 05/2020: Sustainable use of plant protection products: limited progress in measuring and reducing risks

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

GermanWatch Thinking together the corona and climate crisis in the EU in a meaningful way: Lessons from the corona crisis

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

JPI Oceans
JPI Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans
JPI-Oceans International Research Project: MICROPLASTIX (2020-2023)

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

LFU Bavaria
Bavarian State Office for the Environment
Project network BayÖkotox - Ecotoxicological assessment of substances in the environment

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

Proof of poorly degradable chemicals in remote areas

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

MPI Mainz
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
Corona barriers: Cleaner air saves lives

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

Lower Saxony Ministry of Food, Agriculture and
Consumer protection
Consumption recommendation for fish from rivers in Lower Saxony with regard to perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS)

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

RSPB
The Royal Society Publishing
Pesticides impair baby bee brain development

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

Science
journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Neonicotinoids disrupt aquatic food webs and decrease fishery yields (Article)

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

Science direct Journal MethodsX: New Special Issue: Microplastics Analysis

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

Springer Nature
Publishing group
DEAL: Open Access Agreement for Germany with Springer Nature

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

UBA
Federal Environment Agency
UBA-Texte 86/2020: Robustness study of the resorption availability of pollutants in soils

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

UBA texts 110/2020: Use of passive collectors in monitoring programs according to WFD and MSFD

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

UBA texts 114/2020: Potential SVHCs in environment and products

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

UBA texts 137/2020: Remediation management for local and extensive PFAS contamination

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

UBA texts 145/2020: Research into the causes of the proven water pollution with rodenticides (PBT substances)

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

Pollutants in the PRTR - situation in Germany - reporting years 2007 - 2018

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

UBA press release: Children and adolescents have too much PFAS in their blood

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

Sustainable ways out of the economic crisis

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

REACH Compliance: Data availability in REACH registrations - Part 3: Evaluation of 100 to 1000 tpa substances

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

Entry pathways of lead into the human organism

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

Human biomonitoring of perfluorinated chemicals - Development of a proposal for deriving an HBMII value for PFOA and PFOS

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

Evaluation of the endocrine potential of bisphenol alternative substances in environmentally relevant uses

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

REACH: Improvement of guidance and methods for the identification and assessment of PMT / vPvM substances

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

Protecting the sources of our drinking water: The criteria for identifying persistent, mobile and toxic (PMT) substances and very persistent and very mobile (vPvM)
substances under EU Regulation REACH (EC) No 1907/2006

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

Potential SVHC in environment and articles - information collection with the aim to prepare restriction proposals for PFAS

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

Development of a method to determine the bioaccumulation of manufactured nanomaterials in filtering organisms (Bivalvia)

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

UBA brochure: Plastics in the environment

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

UNICEF Report from UNICEF and Pure Earth: 800 million children affected by lead poisoning

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

VDI
Association of German Engineers

VDI-TECHNISCHE REGEL 2020-03: Critical dose parameters for ozone

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/20

Flat share
Society of Water Chemistry
Guide: Application of non-target screening using LC-ESI-HRMS in water analysis

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

WHO
World Health Organization
WHO report: Microplastics in drinking-water

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

ZFMK
Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig
Establishment of a center for biodiversity monitoring (ZBM)

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/20

ZMT
Leibnitz Center for Tropical Marine Research
MicroplastiX - sub-project coastal ecosystems

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/20

2019

institution title source
Angewandte Chemie
magazine
Hundreds of halogenated compounds detected for the first time in the blood serum of polar bears from the mid-1980s

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

BfR
Federal Institute Risk Assessment

Reducing aluminum intake can minimize potential health risks

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

BfR: New health-related guide values for the industrial chemicals PFOS and PFOA

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/19

REACH Compliance Workshop at the BfR

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

BMU
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
 
Results of phase 2 of the stakeholder dialogue ?Federal Government Micropollutants Strategy? for the implementation of measures for the reduction of micropollutants in water bodies

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

CIEL
Center for International Environmental Law
Plastic & Health: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

EAWAG
Research institute of the ETH domain
Review article in Nature Sustainability on the Montreal Protocol

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

Pesticide breakdown products pollute Swiss groundwater

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/19

Too many pesticides in small streams in Switzerland

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

Ecology & Evolution
Nature Research Ecology & Evolution Community
 

Drugs in bugs: aquatic insects accumulate pharmaceuticals and smuggle them into food chains.

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

Environmetal Science and Technology Study of the degradation behavior of different types of plastic

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/19

European Parliament pesticides: EU Parliament approves proposals for a better EU approval process

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

FONA
Research for Sustainable Development, BMBF
Research initiative to preserve biodiversity - A FONA flagship initiative

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

HGZ
Helmholtz Center Geesthacht, Institute for Coastal Research
coastMap - the marine geoportal of the Institute for Coastal Research

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

DPG
German Society for Pneumology and Respiratory Medicine eV
DGP position paper published: 'Breathing: Air Pollutants and Health'

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

IPBES
Science and Policy for People and Nature
IPBES Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

KIT
Karlsruher Institute for Technology
Fine dust pollutes the air over Africa

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

LAWA
Federal / State Working Group on Water
LAWA report on groundwater quality - plant protection products - reporting period 2013 to 2016

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/19

Leopoldina
National Academy of Sciences
The silent spring - the need for environmentally friendly plant protection

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

LFU
Bavarian State Office for the Environment

LfU report: Perfluorinated and polyfluorinated chemicals in Bavaria - Investigations 2006 - 2018

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/19

MDR
ARD magazine "fact"
Pesticide use allowed in hundreds of nature reserves  

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

MLU hall
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
Field trial with neonicotinoids: honey bees are significantly more robust than bumblebees

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

MPI
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
Study by the MPI for Chemistry Mainz: Factory farming is the main cause of fine dust

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

OECD
Organization for economic cooperation and development
OECD Report: Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

Ecotox Center Switzerland Joint investigation by EAWAG and the Swiss Ecotox Center: Detection of pyrethroid and organophosphate insecticides in Swiss streams in the pg L ?1 range

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

SCHEER
Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks
Statement on emerging health and environmental issues (2018), adopted on 20th
December 2018.

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

UBA
Federal Environment Agency
Occurrence of fragrances from detergents and cleaning agents in wastewater and surface waters - a literature study

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

The database "Pharmaceuticals in the Environment" - Update and new analysis

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

Concept for the implementation of the new environmental quality standards for priority substances in fish (Directive 2013/39 / EU)

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

Development of an analytical method for the quantification of surfactants and its application to wastewater treatment plant effluents

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

Analysis of studies and research projects regarding the detection of nanomaterials in different environmental compartments and deduction of need for action regarding method development

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

Exposure to chemicals in the body is comparable across Europe for the first time

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

UBA brochure: Plastics in the environment

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/19

UBA background document: Air quality 2018 - Preliminary evaluation

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

UBA texts 106/2018 and 107/2018: Impacts of Heavy Metal Emission on Air Quality and Ecosystems across Germany - Sources, Transport, Deposition and potential Hazards

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

UFZ
Environmental Research Center Halle-Leipzig

Risk assessment of pesticides: Scientists call for revision of the approval process

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/19

CITEPro ?Chemicals in the Environment Profiler?, managed by the Department Cell
Toxicology, UFZ Halle-Leipzig

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/19

UN Environment UNEP: Global Chemicals Outlook II

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/19

WHO WHO study on microplastics in drinking water

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/19

2018

institution title source
Bavarian State Office for the Environment Development of PPP pollution in Bavarian waters - balance after 30 years of PPP monitoring

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/18

BLGL
Bavarian State Office for Health and Food Safety
BLGL final report: Human biomonitoring of perfluorinated substances in parts of the Altötting district

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

BMU
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Stricter EU rules for plasticizers in
Plastics

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

CWPharma
Clear Water from Pharmaceuticals
EU-Interreg 2 (Baltic Sea Region) research project
"CWPharma - Removal of pharmaceuticals from the water"

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

DBU
German Federal Foundation Environment

German environmental award goes to marine biologist Boetius and Leipzig wastewater experts

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

EAWAG
Water research institute of the ETH domain
Read water quality from trout genes

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/18

ECHA
European Chemicals Agency
REACH candidate list: cyclosiloxanes as
SVHC identified

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

EU recognizes bisphenol A as being of particular concern

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18

EFSA
European Food Agency

Scientific Opinion on the state of the art of Toxicokinetic / Toxicodynamic (TKTD) effect models for regulatory risk assessment of pesticides for aquatic organisms. Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18
Update on how EFSA evaluates genotoxicity

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18

EMPA Searching for clues in the atmosphere: on the trail
an ozone killer
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

ECJ
Court of Justice of the European Union

Too much nitrate in the groundwater: ECJ condemned
Germany

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

ECJ: Confirmation of the restriction of 3
Neonicotinoids

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/18

Eu Parliament EU parliament arranges special committee
Pesticides a - focus on glyphosate

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/18

European Commission EU Plastics Strategy - single-use plastics
targeted

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

IBG
Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

Underestimated danger: microplastics on dry land Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18

KOMS
Competence center for trace substances

Inventory of the trace substance situation of
Sewage treatment plants in Baden-Württemberg
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18

Ministry of Environment, Climate and
Energy industry in Baden-Württemberg

New decree writes assessment basis
for possible PFC contamination of basic and
Leachate away

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

SETAC
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Critical Review: Toward Sustainable Environmental
Quality: Priority Research Questions for Europe

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

UBA
Federal Environment Agency

Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze presents plan for phasing out glyphosate

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

UBA background paper on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in the environment

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

Scientific Opinion Paper: A blind spot in the assessment of POP / PBT / vPvB properties

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

UBA background paper: 1987?2017: 30th
Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

UBA texts 79/2018: PINETI-3:

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

2017 NO2 pollution - updated data
available

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

Recommendations for reducing micropollutants in water

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/18

Quantification of the environmental burden of disease due to nitrogen dioxide exposure in Germany

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/18

Workshop: The implementation of the Stockholm
Convention in Germany

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18

UBA background paper on air quality 2017 - preliminary evaluation Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18
UBA texts 09/2018: Assessment of persistence,
mobility and toxicity (PMT) of 167 REACH registered substances
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18
UBA -tex 04/2018: Residues of anticoagulants applied as rodenticide in wild biota Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18
UBA texts 114/2017: Are biocide emissions into
the environment already at alarming levels?
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18
Federal Environment Agency
Austria
UBA Austria: Derived tolerance values for selected active pharmaceutical ingredients in drinking water Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/18
UN Environment UNEP-Overview Reports on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Now Publicly Available

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/18

VDI
Association of German Engineers
Emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases
by motor vehicle traffic

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/18

2017

institution title source
BfR
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Nanoparticles: where do they stay and how do they change? Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
BVL
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety
Lead and cadmium in costume jewelry Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
BMU
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
Diesel cars: software updates
not enough for clean air
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
Recommendations of the Federal Environment Ministry
to carry out PFC research projects
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
EAWAG
Water research institute of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
EAWAG study: arsenic risk in Pakistan is much greater than assumed Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
EAWAG study: Medicines in water limit the diversity of plankton Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
Persistently high pesticide exposure in small ones
Swiss brooks
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
ECHA
European Chemical Agency
Data on 15,000 chemicals now available to use Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
Glyphosate not classified as a carcinogen by ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
EFSA
European Food Safety Authority
EU report on antimicrobial resistance Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
EFSA-OpenFoodTox: Open Access to Scientific Output Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
Endocrine disruptors: EFSA and ECHA outline Guidance plans Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
EEA
European Environment Agency
More action is needed to protect the natural environment and people's health Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
European water policies and human health - Combining reported environmental information Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
European Commission The Environmental Implementation Review (EIR) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
European Commission registers' Ban Glyphosate 'European Citizens' Initiative Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
Reduction of national emissions of atmospheric pollutants Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
European Council
Council of the European Union
EU is ready to ratify the Minamata Convention
on Mercury
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
EU Science Hub
European Commission's science and knowledge service
Towards updated EU environmental standards
for waste treatment
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17

Department of Earth Sciences
Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

New DFG Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1253 ?CAMPOS - Catchment as Reactors: Metabolism of Pollutants on the Catchment Scale? Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
LABO
Federal / State Working Group on Soil Protection
Updated background values for inorganic and organic substances in soils Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17

PNAS
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA

Assessment of the current state of research into
interactions between nanoparticles and dissolved organic matter (DOM)
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
UBA
Federal Environment Agency
Diesel cars: software updates
not enough for clean air
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
REACH: bisphenol A and perfluorohexanesulfonic acid
(PFHxS) classified as substances of very high concern
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
NeuroBox - Evaluation of neurotoxic effects in the water cycle Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
Suitability of laboratory simulation tests for the identification of persistence in surface waters Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
Joint effects of pharmaceuticals and chemicals regulated under REACH in wastewater treatment plant effluents
- Evaluating concepts for a risk assessment by means of experimental scenarios
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17
Evaluation of monitoring data on POPs, POP candidates and substitutes to elucidate the causes, pathways and trends of environmental pollution Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/17

 

Development and dissemination of antibiotic resistance in the environment under environmentally relevant concentrations
of antibiotics and its risk assessment
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
UBA texts 15/2017 on biocide inputs into the environment Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
UBA-Texte 24/2017: Development of cornerstones for a monitoring program for the assessment of biocide emissions into the environment Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
UBA specialist brochure: Concepts for reducing drug emissions from agricultural animal husbandry into the environment Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
Federal Environment Agency wants to better protect drinking water from "mobile" pollutants Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/17
UBA texts 74/2016: Recommendations for a
Test battery for ecotoxicological assessment
the environmental compatibility of construction products
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17
UBA texts 82/21016: Aggregated Environmental Exposure Assessment and Risk Characterization of Biocidal Products Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17

environment.nrw
Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature and Consumer Protection of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

TFA in bodies of water and in drinking water in North Rhine-Westphalia Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/17

2016

institution title source
AWI
Alfred Wegener Institute
Microplastic particles in edible fish and
Herbivores
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
Bavarian State Office for the Environment New funding project from the Bavarian Ministry of the Environment: "PureAlps" Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
Final report: Studies on the accumulation of various persistent pollutants in terrestrial wild animals Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
ECHA
European Chemicals Agency
Launch of endocrine active substances information system (EASIS) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
EEA
European Environment Agency
Many Europeans still exposed to harmful air pollution Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
Europe reduced use of ozone layer-harming chemicals in 2015 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
EFSA
European Food Safety Authority
pesticides: breakthrough in cumulative risk assessment Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
Public Consultation on the draft update of the guidance of the EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) Scientific Committee on the use of the
benchmark dose approach in risk assessment
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
EuChMS
European Chemical Sciences
The Seville Declaration on the use of chlorine in warfare Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
 

Chemists Urge Israel to Ban Chemical Weapons Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
GT eV
Society for toxicology
Arsenic pollution from food in Europe Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
ITEM
Fraunhofer Institute for
toxicology and Experimental medicine
Changing toxicology - Fraunhofer ITEM participates in European research project "EU-ToxRisk" Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
LAWA
Federal / State Working Group on Water
Report on the state of knowledge and discussion regarding mercury pollution in waters and the relevant relevance of airborne sources Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
OECD OECD report: Costs of global air pollution are likely to increase significantly by 2060 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
PAN Germany
Pesticide Action Network eV
Open letter from German NGOs to the Federal Environment Minister Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
Karlsruhe Regional Council Groundwater contamination with trifluoroacetic acid Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
Societa Chimica Italiana The Italian Chemical Society's Position on Climate Change Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
SWR SWR-Report: Environmental scandal in Mittelbaden: data and facts on PFC contamination Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16

UBA
Federal Environment Agency

Determination of potentially POP-containing waste and recycling materials - derivation of limit values Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
Protection of Biodiversity in the Risk Assessment and Risk Management of Pesticides Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
Investigations on the presence and behavior of precursors to perfluoroalkyl substances in the environment as a preparation of regulatory measures Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
Glyphosate content in urine samples from the environmental specimen bank over time (2001 to 2015) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16
UBA texts 38/2016: POP and
Hg emissions from waste management plants
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
UBA texts 54/2016: Clarification of the causes of veterinary medicinal products found in groundwater - investigation
locations at risk of entry in northern Germany
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
UBA background paper:
nanomaterials in the Environment
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
UBA-Texte 57/2016: Gaps in the assessment of biocides Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
UBA-Texte 60/2016: Measures to reduce the entry of micropollutants into water - phase 2 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
Harmonization of environmental exposure assessment for veterinary pharmaceuticals and biocides Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
The Water Framework Directive -
Germany's waters 2015
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
Pharmaceuticals in the environment: Global occurrence and potential cooperative action under the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/16
Federal Environment Agency Austria Active pharmaceutical ingredients in the environment: New study by the Austrian Environment Agency Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16

Report 0577 (Umweltbundesamt Wien): Brominated flame retardants in the environment Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/16
University of Basel Smallest plastic particles: The Rhine is one of the most polluted rivers in the world Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/16

2015

institution title source

BAuA
Federal Institute for Occupational safety and Health

BAuA study: professional
Exposure to PAHs and
Laryngeal Cancer - A Systematic Review
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
BfR
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
BfR research project shows:
The database of many REACH registration dossiers must be completed
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
Communication No. 005/2015 of the BfR dated February 19, 2015 on bisphenol A exposure Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
BfG
Federal Institute for Hydrology
New EU water research project "FRAME" started   2015 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
BMBF
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Europe-wide research program on microplastics in marine systems started Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15

BMUB
Federal Environment Ministry

Eight years of REACH - positive balance, but much remains to be done (joint press release by BMUB and UBA of December 1, 2014) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
Federal Office for
Environment, Bern (Switzerland)
National soil observation in Switzerland (NABO) 1985 - 2009 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
BVL
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety
German guideline for the evaluation of pesticide mixtures Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
National reporting on "Pesticide residues in food" Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
EFSA
European Food Safety Authority
Acrylamide in food is a public health problem Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
Nano in food and agriculture: regulations require collaboration to ensure safety Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
The 2012 European Union (EFSA) Report on pesticide residues in food: Over 97% of foods in EU contain pesticide residues within legal limits Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
EFSA call for new scientific information on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
Environmental Protection Agency Recent International Developments under the Montreal Protocol concerning hydrofluorocarbons Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15

EU
European Commission

Pesticides: Experts endorse new EU list of candidates for substitution Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
EU proposes global phase-down of HFCs under Montreal Protocol Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
European proposal
Commission on the prohibition of 4
Phthalates in all electrical and electronic equipment (EEE)
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
Air quality: Members of European Parliament approve new national caps on pollutants Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
More efficient monitoring of drinking water Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
The European Commission organizes a consultation on a possible restriction of hazardous
substances (CMR 1A and 1B) in textile articles and clothing for consumer use under Article 68 (2) of Regulation EC No 1907/2006 (REACH).
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
EuCheMS
European Chemical Sciences
EuCheMS on the 100 years of chemical weapons memory and responsible science Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
European Environment Agency The European Environment State and Outlook 2015 - SOER 2015 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
Fraunhofer IGB Drinking water check Germany
- Every sixth sample
exceeds limit value
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
GDCh
German Chemical Society
"No ifs or buts" - water chemists demand disclosure of all fracking chemicals Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
New insights into the assessment of the health effects of cosmetic products Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
JRC
Institute of Health and Consumer Protection of the Joint Research Center of the European Commission
Interlaboratory comparison study of the Colony Forming Efficiency assay for assessing cytotoxicity of nanomaterials Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
JRC report: First Watch List for emerging water pollutants Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg New research network Eff-Net to investigate the effects of micropollutants in water Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
MPI
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
Climate change will increase the accumulation of DDT in the Arctic Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
OECD
Organization for economic cooperation and development
OECD releases new data on nanomaterials - registrants asked to consider the information Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
UBA
Federal Environment Agency
UBA texts 25/2015: Exam
and validation of the possible uses
New type of passive collector for the monitoring of priority pollutants under the WFD, the MSFD and within the framework of HELCOM and OSPAR in the period 01.01.2010 - 30.10.2012
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
UBA texts 28/2015: Environmental problems in agriculture: 30 years of the SRU special report - a balance sheet Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/15
UBA position paper biocides:
Proposal for a European approach to sustainable, environmentally sound use
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
Eight years of REACH - positive results, but much remains to be done
(Joint press release by BMUB and UBA from
1.12.2014)
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
Air quality 2014: nitrogen dioxide becomes a pollutant
Number one (UBA press release no.5 from 02/09/2015)
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
Mitigation measures
the entry of micropollutants into the
Waters - short report (UBA-texts 86/2014)
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
Proposal for a
concerted European approach towards a sustainable use (UBA position 12/2014)
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
Federal Environment Agency Austria Antifouling agents in waters: first investigation in Austrian ports Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
UFZ
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research
Global aquatic risk from agrochemicals Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
UKL
University Hospital Leipzig
International research project examines the effects of chemicals on the hormonal balance Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15
University of Leipzig Postgraduate Studies in Analytics &
spectroscopy at the University of Leipzig
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15
WECF
Woman in Europe for a Common Future
ChildProtect-Life - Protecting Children's Health from Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/15

WHO
World Heath Organization

WHO Regional Office Europe press release on potential asbestos exposure in the workplace Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
WWF
World Wildlife Fund
Nitrogen: too much of a vital resource Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/15
TFSP
Task Force on
Systemic pesticides
Worldwide integrated assessment on systemic
pesticides
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/15

2014

institution title source

BfR
Federal Agency for Risk Assessment

Are pesticides in
their applied composition more hazardous to health than their active ingredients?
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14
Restriction of carcinogenic PAHs in consumer products Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14

BMBF
Federal Ministry of Education and Research

RiSKWa guideline "Polar organic trace substances as indicators in the anthropogenically influenced water cycle" published Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14
BVL
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety
3. Report on antibiotic consumption and the spread of antibiotic resistance in human and veterinary medicine Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
CVUA Freiburg
Investigation offices for food monitoring and animal health Baden-Würtemberg
Annual Report 2013: Plant Protection Products and Organic Contaminants
in foods of animal origin
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
EFSA
European Food Safety
Authority
EFSA Risk Assessment Guidance for Plant
Protection Products
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/14
Public discussion of the EFSA draft opinion
to acrylamide in food
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
New methodology to identify
chemical risks in the food and feed chain
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
EMBO MPG Research News (May 12, 2014): Endocrine
disruptors impair human sperm function
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
ESCAPE project EU study ESCAPE: Increased risk of death from air pollution Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14
EuCheMS
European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences
EuCheMS urges action against climate change Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/14
Public Consultation on the Ratification by the EU of the Minamata Convention on Mercury Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/14
European Environmental Agency Costs of air pollution from European industrial
facilities 2008?2012 - an updated assessment
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/14
GDCh
German Chemical Society
Analytica Conference 2014 in Munich: On April 1st, particulate matter is on the agenda GDCh press release 06/14
The 5th status report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows that chemistry still has a lot to do GDCh press release 15/14

JRC
Joint Research Center of the European Commission

Chemical pollutant mixtures: how safe are they? Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
EC-JRC-report: Considerations on information needs for nanomaterials in consumer products Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14

LUWG
State Office for Environment, Water Management and Trade Supervision, Rhineland-
Palatinate

Results of the groundwater monitoring Rhineland-Palatinate 2011/12 on active ingredients in pesticides,
relevant and "not relevant"
Metabolites, drug residues and perfluorinated surfactants
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
Task Force of Systematic Pesticides Worldwide integrated systemic assessment
pesticides
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/14
UBA
Federal Environment Agency
UBA texts 72/2014:
Environmental hazard of
selected TiO2 nanomaterials
under consideration of relevant exposure scenarios
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
Mixtures in the Environment - Development of Assessment Strategies for the Regulation of Chemicals under REACH Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
From theory to reality - Evaluation of suitable organisms and test systems for the biomonitoring of pharmaceuticals (Part I: Literature review) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
Carcinogenicity and Mutagenicity of Nanoparticles - Assessment of Current Knowledge as Basis for Regulation Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
Identification of relevant emission pathways to the environment and quantification of environmental exposure for bisphenol A Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/14
Medicines in the environment are a global challenge Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
Protection of biodiversity of
free living birds and mammals
in respect of the effects of pesticides
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
Antibiotics and antiparasitics
in the groundwater under locations with high livestock density
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
Inventory and
Effectiveness of measures
air pollution control
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
Medicines in the environment -
avoid, reduce, monitor
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
Dioxins and dioxin-like ones
PCB in the environment and food chains
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/14
Particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide continue to have a negative impact on health in 2013 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14
Georeferenced Probabilistic
Risk Assessment of Pesticides
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14
Ecotoxicological combined effects from chemical mixtures Part 1 and 2 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14
Mobility, fate and behavior of TiO2 nanomaterials in different
environmental media
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/14

2013

institution title source
BAuA
Federal Institute for Occupational safety and Health
Effectively regulate nanomaterials with the REACH regulation Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
BfR
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Health assessment of perchlorate found in food Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/13
Plasticizer DEHP is mainly absorbed through food Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/13
Recommendations for evaluation
of multiple residues
of pesticides in food
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/13
Effectively regulate nanomaterials with the REACH regulation Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
Blacksmith Institute The world's ten worst polluted places
Current report No. 8 from the Green Cross and the Blacksmith Institute
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/13
EEA
European Environment Agency
Europe's environment now
healthier - but new risks emerging
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/13
EEA Press Release: Air pollution still harming health across Europe (15.10.2013) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/13
EFSA
European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy
Scientific Opinion on the identification of pesticides to be included in cumulative assessment groups on the basis of their toxicological profile Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/13
European Commission FP7 Environment 2013 - Water Innovation & Demonstration Projects Call Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
European Environment Agency The 2013 Berlaymont Declaration on Endocrine Disrupters Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/13

LFU
Bavarian State Office for
environment

LfU research project on the purification of PFC-containing water - State Office for the Environment Bavaria operates a pilot system at Nuremberg Airport Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/13

IWS
Institute for Modeling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems of the
University of Stuttgart

EU research project "NanoRem" Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/13
UBA
Federal Environment Agency
New limit value for lead in
Drinking water
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/13
REACH: EU particularly confirms
Properties of concern for chemical in outdoor clothing
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/13
Plasticizer DEHP is mainly absorbed through food Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/13
Worldwide "off" for flame retardant HBCD Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/13
New website Thru.de provides information on environmental quality
in Germany
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
Mothers and children examined for pollutants across Europe Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
Effectively regulate nanomaterials with the REACH regulation Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
Pesticides can endanger amphibians - action is required with pesticides Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
Ring test: transformation of veterinary pharmaceuticals
and biocides in liquid manure
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
REACH limits environmental toxins in outdoor clothing   UBA press release 01/2013
UFZ
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research
New center for water research
TU Dresden and UFZ are pooling their capacities
UFZ press information
from 01.10.13
UNEP
United Nations Environment Program
WHO / UNEP - Report: State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals 2012 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13
Minamata Convention Agreed by Nations Jan 19, 2013 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/13

2012

institution title source
BAuA
Federal Institute for Occupational safety and Health
Characterization of nanoscale properties
chemical substances under REACH
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/12
BMBF
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
New BMBF joint project: Risk management of new pollutants and pathogens in the water cycle (RiSKWa) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/12
BfR
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Residues of pharmacologically active substances in food of plant origin Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/12
Contact allergens in toys: Health evaluation of nickel and fragrance Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/12
DFG
German Research Foundation
DFG research group INTERNANO: Mobility, aging and functioning of inorganic synthetic nanoparticles in the land-water transition zone Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/12
MAK value for chlorinated biphenyls lowered Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/12
EU
European Union
Environment and water: proposal to reduce the risk of water pollution Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/12
EEA
European Environment Agency
Technical Report No 6/2012 on Atmospheric Pollutants Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/12
Press Release: Many Europeans still exposed to
harm-ful air pollutants
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/12
GDCh
German Chemical Society
Statement by Prof. Dr. Reinhard Zellner, Air Quality and Climate, at the end of the climate summit in Durban
IfT
Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research V.
Which particles make the air hazy? IDW (Science Information Service)

Laves
Lower Saxony State Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety

Study: arsenic in food Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/12
TROPOS
Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research
Desert dust creates more sulfuric acid in the atmosphere
Researchers discover new mechanism
TROPOS press release
UfZ
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research
Insecticides will be an increasing problem for water bodies in Europe in the future Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/12
UBA
Federal Environment Agency
Compilation of monitoring data on environmental concentrations of pharmaceuticals (UBA texts 66/2011) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/12
Sewage sludge disposal in the Federal Republic of Germany Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/12
Position paper of the Soil Protection Commission at the Federal Environment Agency: Uranium inputs into agricultural soils through fertilizers Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/12
Use of biotests for
Characterization of the exposure pathways for environmental hormones from plastics (UBA-FB 001482)
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/12
Air quality 2011 - particulate matter episodes shaped the picture Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/12
Strategies for reducing particulate matter pollution: PAREST final report Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/12
UBA texts 37/2012: Uranium in soil and water Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/12
UBA-Texte 38/2012: Determination of substance-related environmental quality criteria Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/12
UBA press release no. 31/2012 of September 14, 2012: REACH: Federal Environment Agency regards other substances as 'of particular concern' Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/12
UBA background paper (November 2012): ?Polycyclic Aromatic
Hydrocarbons: harmful to the environment! Toxic!
Unavoidable?"
Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/12

UNECE
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Parties to UNECE Air Pollution Convention approve new emission reduction commitments for main air pollutants by 2020

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/12

New brochure: Impacts of air pollution on human health, ecosystems and cultural heritage

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/12

2011

institution title source
BfR
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
BfR research project on the absorption of heavy metals and dioxins completed Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/11
Assessment of a possible cancer risk from nanomaterials and from nanoparticles released from products Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 1/11
CVUA
Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Office Karlsruhe
veterinary drug residues residues in animal food - abnormal samples from the slaughterhouses Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/11
ChemSec
Environmental Organization of Sweden
When chemicals disrupt the endocrine system Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
EICC
Edinburgh International Conference Center
The Edinburgh Declaration on Reactive Nitrogen from the International Conference "Nitrogen and Global Change" Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
EFSA
European Food Safety Authority
EFSA publishes first practical guidance for assessing nano applications in food & feed Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/11
E-PRTR The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/11
UBA
Federal Environment Agency
Preliminary evaluation of the air pollution situation in 2010: The limit values for air quality were also exceeded in 2010 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
Emission of nanoparticles from selected products in their life cycle Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
Standardization of Emission Factors for the Exposure Assessment under REACH   Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
Carcinogens, mutagenic, reproductive toxicity (CMR) and other substances of concern in products Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
Endosulfan becomes "dirty number 22" Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
The use-by period for fire-fighting foams containing PFOS ends in June 2011 Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 2/11
Investigation of the pollution of the people in Europe Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/11
Comparative analysis of estimated and measured BCF data (OECD 305)
Mineral oil-free inks for newspaper printing Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/11
Basic principles for the development of a concept for environmental exposure assessments of single substances released from multiple uses under REACH  

Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/11
Recommendations for simulations to predict the concentration of active substances and metabolites of pesticides in groundwater (PECgw) Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/11
UBA
Federal Environment Agency (Vienna)
"Pollutants in humans - results of a human biomonitoring study in Austria" published Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 3/11
VDI
Association of German Engineers
New VDI guideline on bioindication: Sampling of bream Mitt Umweltchem Ökotox 4/11

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