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RESTRICTION OF SOME PERFLUOROOCTYLSILANES IN EU.

16 July 2019 This Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/957 of 11 June, 2019 on amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards (3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-tridecafluorooctyl) silanetriol and TDFAs entered into force two weeks ago on 1 July, 2019.…
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News about Parkinson’s Disease

May 27 2019 Parkinson’s Disease (PD) has been discussed in previous News articles from October 16, 2018 and March 13, 2014. A recent European collaborative study has discovered that 131 genes associated with Parkinson’s Disease responded to increasing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) levels in the blood of healthy females but not males (Bohler et al.. 2019).…
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Notre Dame in flames – People in shock!

April 16 2019 Last night probably everyone were shocked by the terrible fire in the Notre Dame church in Paris, France, which is a World cultural heritage and one of the most loved tourist attraction in Paris. Hopefully, many of the treasures were saved, and the economic support of the rebuilding has already been impressing,…
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New survey of PFAS in the Nordic environment

April 8 2019 The report is about a screening analysis of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and extractable organic fluorine (EOF) in samples from the Nordic environment performed by a group of Swedish and Norwegian scientists. The project was financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers and followed by a Nordic Screening Group. The report…
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