News - 2012

26. November 2012, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Risk Assessment

Ecotox Centre suggests quality criteria for pesticides

Ecotox Centre suggests quality criteria for pesticides

On our homepage we list our quality criteria suggestions for numerous organic compounds: Now also values for eight pesticides (biocides and plant protection products) are included.

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23. July 2012, Topic: Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Soil Ecotoxicology, Sediment Ecotoxicology

New info sheets on endocrine disruptors, sediment toxicology and nanotoxicology

The Ecotox Centre has prepared new info sheets on "Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment", "Sediment Ecotoxicity" and "Ecotoxicology of Nanloparticles".

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06. June 2012, Topic: Soil Ecotoxicology, Sediment Ecotoxicology

Ecotoxicology for schools

Ecotoxicology for schools

Yesterday, the Ecotox Centre's laboratory in Lausanne opened its doors to numerous school classes and gave them some insight into the field of ecotoxicology.

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31. January 2012, Topic: Aquatische Ökotoxikologie, Risikobewertung

EU proposes EQS for new priority substances – Ecotox Centre contributed

Die EU Kommission schlägt 15 neue prioritäre Substanzen vor, die in Zukunft in EU-Oberflächengewässern unter der Wasserrahmenrichtlinie überwacht und kontrolliert werden sollen. An der Erarbeitung der neuen EU-Grenzwerte für diese Substanzen war auch das Oekotoxzentrum beteiligt.

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