Mixtures methodology equips EFSA for multiple chemicals

EFSA has developed a harmonised framework to use across its scientific panels when evaluating the potential “combined effects” of chemical mixtures in food and feed. The approach gives EFSA’s scientists the tools to follow a mixtures approach when needed, which complements the current EU regulatory requirements for assessing single substances. People, animals and the environment can be exposed to multiple…

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LAYMAN’S Report: PHTHALATES AND BISPHENOL A BIOMONITORING IN ITALIAN MOTHER-CHILD PAIRS: LINK BETWEEN EXPOSURE AND JUVENILE DISEASES (LIFE 13 ENV/IT/000482)

LIFE PERSUADED addressed the problem of human exposure to plasticizers, as environmental contaminants, and their effects on health focusing on the children population through the following approach: – Biomonitoring study to evaluate the exposure to di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) and Bisphenol A (BPA) in Italian children aged 4 to 14 years and their mothers through the biomonitoring study, in order to…

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10 practical tips to limit the exposure to plasticizers in children and adults

10 practical tips to limit the exposure to plasticizers in  children and adults LIFE PERSUADED project is focused on environmental contaminants of industrial origin, Bisphenol A (BPA), and di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), extensively used as plasticizers. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the exposure to BPA and DEHP of the italian children population according to age (4-6; 7-10  and…

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Networking events

Partners of LIFE KTE network organised several meetings aiming at promoting exchange of experiences and the promotion of activities.  A list of events specifically organised by LIFE PERSUADED and at which LIFE PERSUADED participated is shown in the tables below. Attached file  

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