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New EDC criteria and guidance from ECHA

January 22nd, 2018

Recently ECHA has published draft human health assessment and evaluation guidance for biocidal products. This new document is intended to complement the European Commission’s proposed criteria for identification of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and will be applicable to both biocides and pesticides. The draft... read more »

Graduate level ecotoxicologist needed for Brussels-based consultancy

December 20th, 2017

The Peter Fisk Associates group of companies is in urgent need of a qualified ecotoxicologist to join our growing team. A good bachelors degree, or ideally a masters level applicant will have experience of standard screening of the effects of chemicals on aquatic species, (desk-based... read more »

Countdown to phase-in registration deadline … only six months to go!

November 24th, 2017

Manufacturers and importers should already be well aware of the fast-approaching deadline under REACH to register phase-in substances supplied in EU within the tonnage ranges 1-100 t per year by 31 May 2018, now just six months away. ECHA continues to develop and progress... read more »

PFA Group welcomes new exposure scientist Dr. Gerald Bachler

October 9th, 2017

The PFA Group is pleased to let everyone know that Dr. Gerald Bachler has joined us in the Brussels company. Originally coming from Austria, Gerald has spent his academic career in Austria, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, followed by a PhD at ETH Zurich... read more »

REACH and ECHA communications – reminder for the vacation season

August 29th, 2017

REACH registrants, particularly those in a Lead Registrant role, would be well advised to consider their arrangements during the summer holiday period to ensure any incoming emails from ECHA will not be overlooked. Contrary to the expectations of some companies, REACH work is not ‘complete’... read more »