EC: SCENIHR Issues Memorandum on Europe's Scientific Risk Assessment Process

Posted 27 April 2012 | By Louise Zornoza 

A memorandum issued by the European Commission's Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) is intended to provide transparency to stakeholders on the Committee risk assessment process. 

Risk assessments inevitably involve human scientific judgments and there are stressors to which humans may be exposed.

The memorandum is intended to complement the draft SCENIHR report on the identification of emerging issues and the work of SCENIHR on the challenges in future risk assessments. 

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SCENIHR - Memorandum on the use of the scientific literature for human health risk assessment purposes - weighing of evidence and expression of uncertainty

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