Introduction to Toxicology and Human Health Risk Assessment

During this training course, you will receive an introduction to toxicology and gain insight into the associated legislation. In addition, the methods for estimating the risks of substances and relevant information sources are discussed.

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26.06. — 27.06.2023
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The ever-increasing safety requirements for chemicals, biocides, pesticides, cosmetics etc. have led to an increased demand for knowledge and the application of safety and toxicology testing.

During this cross-sector training course, you will receive an introduction to toxicokinetics, toxicodynamics as well as toxicological testing and thresholds. You will also learn about the exposure side and the principles of risk characterisation.

This course has been set up as a first introduction and does not require prior knowledge in toxicology. However, a basic knowledge in chemistry and/or biology is recommended.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand toxicological concepts and relevant test methods
  • Gain an overview of relevant legislation and exposure assessment
  • Learn the principles of risk characterisation

Who should attend this training?

Professionals working in the fields of:

  • Legal & regulatory affairs
  • Product stewardship
  • Health and safety
  • Occupational hygiene
  • Research and development
  • Laboratory analysis

Sectors that should take part:

  • Chemical, biocides and agrochemical industry
  • Producers of home and personal care products
  • Importers and downstream users of chemicals
  • Consultancies
  • Professional associations
  • Competent authorities, regulatory bodies and research institutes

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PLEASE NOTE: The indicated times refer to Central European Time CEST.

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Monday, 26 June 2023 | 9:00 – 14:00 CEST
Welcome & Introduction
Introduction to toxicological concepts
  • Overview of hazard and risk assessment
  • Exposure routes and toxicokinetics
Test methods and thresholds
  • Toxicodynamics and toxicological testing
  • Derivation of toxicological thresholds

Tuesday, 27 June 2023 | 9:00 – 13:00 CEST
Regulatory framework
  • Relevant chemical legislation
Human health risk assessment
  • Exposure: Scenarios, conditions of use, monitoring and modelling
  • Risk characterisation and risk management measures
  • Occupational exposure scenarios in eSDS
  • Interesting links and databases
Summary and Discussion




Vanden Bosch

An Vanden Bosch

ARCHE Consulting, Belgium

An Vanden Bosch holds a PhD in medical sciences and is a certified European Registered Toxicologist (ERT). At ARCHE Consulting, she provides regulatory assistance to clients in the biocides and crop protection industry.


Frederik Verdonck

ARCHE Consulting, Belgium

Frederik Verdonck has great expertise in the use of statistical and modelling approaches for environmental exposure, effects and risk/safety assessment. At ARCHE Consulting, he is the leading expert in developing new tools and data science within risk assessment.



Online Training
This training is going to be held online.
You can reach us directly at:
Phone : +49 231 75896-50

Prices & Services

Participation Fee: € 795.00 plus VAT.

The registration fee includes the following benefits:

  • Participation in the Online Event
  • Event Documentation (available via download from our website)
  • Certificate of attendance

Representatives of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 595.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.

Group Reductions
For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15% discount from the third participant onwards.

Terms of Cancellation / Book without Risk
You can cancel your participation in our online events free of charge and without giving reasons in writing up to 1 week before the start of the event. In the case of later cancellations and non-login to the online event, no participation fees can be refunded.
In this case, however, you will receive access to the documentation after the event.
You can name a substitute participant free of charge at any time.

Anne Möller

Your Contact

Anne Möller
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-84

Anne Möller

Your Contact

Anne Möller
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-84

Anne Möller

Your Contact

Anne Möller
Programme and conceptual design

+49 231 75896-84

Danielle Sörries

Your Contact

Dr. Danielle Sörries
Organisation and participant management

+49 231 75896-74

Danielle Sörries

Your Contact

Dr. Danielle Sörries
Organisation and participant management

+49 231 75896-74

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Additional Dates for this Event:

20.06. — 21.06.2024,  Online Training

Display / Supplement

Present your Company at the Event.

You can personally present your products and services directly to your specified target group. We are happy to provide you with further information on our range of available options – from displaying company information at the reception counter to presenting your company with an exhibition stand.

We would be pleased to assist you personally:

Monika Stratmann

Monika Stratmann
Phone: +49 231 75896-48

Press Contact

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If you are the editor of a specialist publication and interested in a press pass or media partnership, please contact us well in advance. We are happy to advise you.

Please contact us:

Katharina Geraridis

Katharina Geraridis
Phone: +49 231 75896-67