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Safety assessment of titanium dioxide (E171) as a food additive.

uncertainty as to whether a threshold mode of action could be assumed. In addition, a cut-off value for TiO particle size with respect to genotoxicity could not be identified. No appropriately designed study ...

Citizens' conceptions of the genome: Related values and practical implications in a citizen forum on the use of genomic information.

intimate part of individuals; ‘I am more than my genome’; the individual’s property vs the common good; and uncertainty and fear. CONCLUSION: Diversity in their conceptions reveals remaining conflicts of ...

Citizens' conceptions of the genome: Related values and practical implications in a citizen forum on the use of genomic information

the most intimate part of individuals; ‘I am more than my genome’; the individual’s property vs the common good; and uncertainty and fear. Conclusion: Diversity in their conceptions reveals remaining ...

Assessment of hazards and risks associated with dietary exposure to mineral oil for the Belgian population

used as point of departure (PoD). Due to existing toxicological uncertainties, the margin of exposure (MOE) approach was applied. In all investigated scenarios, the MOE values were well above 100, ...

Position paper on the use of an “estimated acceptable concentration” (EAC) as basis for a control policy's action level for carcinogens unintentionally present in food

providing clarity to food business operators. Application of the EAC should be viewed in the appropriate framework, including consideration of the tolerable risk level and uncertainties. Although the ...

An expert opinion assessment of blood-feeding arthropods based on their capacity to transmit African swine fever virus in Metropolitan France.

0 and 3) for each of the above criteria with an index of uncertainty (between 1 and 4). Overall, all experts gave a weight for all criteria (by distributing 100 marbles). A global weighted sum of score ...

PT-2020-NRL-TE-FASFC “Determination of As, Cd, Pb and Hg in food supplements"

received approximately 15 g of test material. Participants were invited to report the mean value and measurement uncertainty on their results for arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb) and mercury (Hg). The ...

Characterization of Nanoparticles: Measurement Processes for Nanoparticles: Characterization of nanomaterials by transmission electron microscopy: Measurement procedures

(including potential pitfalls), with measurement procedures described in detail. In addition, the book explores data reduction, including the quantitative evaluation of the final result and its uncertainty of ...

Risk assessment of ochratoxin A in food

uncertainty regarding the mode of action for kidney carcinogenicity, it is inappropriate to establish a health‐based guidance value (HBGV) and a margin of exposure (MOE) approach was applied. For the ...

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