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Risk assessment of caffeine among children and adolescents in the Nordic countries

Risk assessment of caffeine among children and adolescents in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marta Axelstad Petersen, Elisabeth Elind, Helena Hallström, Elisabeth Jona Solbergsdottir, Kirsi-Helena Liukkonen, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Tor Øystein Fotland, and Henrik Rye Lam

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317313

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Hazard Identification, Caffeine, Central Nervous System, Tolerance Development, Jitteriness, Soft Drinks

The first part of the report has its main focus on a hazard identification and characterisation of caffeine, with special emphasis on the effects on the central nervous system. Furthermore, there is a review of epidemiologic...

EU maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs
			:  - Impact on exposure and food supply in the Nordic countries

EU maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs : - Impact on exposure and food supply in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Östen Andersson, Arne Büchert, Tommy Cederberg, Anja Hallikainen, Helle Katrine Knutsen, Hannu Kiviranta, Marie Louise Wiborg, Per Ola Darnerud, Kristín Ólafsdóttir, and Kim Peters

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316828

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Dioxins, Dioxin-like PCBs, Dietary Exposure, Food Supply, Consumer Exposure, Dioxin Risks

The project "Review of maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs, impact on the consumer exposure and the food supply", was initiated by The Nordic Council of Ministers as one of their project to follow up the agreemen...

Environmental Hazard Classification of Metals and Metal Compounds
			:  - A Probabilistic Assessment of Classification Power for Data Generated by the T/D Protocol

Environmental Hazard Classification of Metals and Metal Compounds : - A Probabilistic Assessment of Classification Power for Data Generated by the T/D Protocol »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jonas Falck, and Reinhard Meister

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316637

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Transformation Protocol, Soluble Metal Compounds, Ecotoxicity, Metal Ions, OECD, Dr. Reinhard Meister

The objective of this project was to give guidance for understanding the performance and reliability of a classification rule, when applied to data generated by the transformation/dissolution (T/D) protocol. The classificati...

Reference conditions and EQOs for aquatic vegetation and macrozoobenthos

Reference conditions and EQOs for aquatic vegetation and macrozoobenthos »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Alf B. Josefsson, Karsten Dahl, Jesper H. Andersen, Jan Karlsson, Jens Kjerulf Petersen, Lars-Ove Loo, Jan Magnusson, Frithjof Moy, Per Nilsson, and Ole Schou Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312905

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Methodological Approach, Ecosystems, Aquatic Vegetation, Macrozoobenthos, Empirical Models, Anthropogenic

Development of a methodological approach to define and characterise type areas of selected elements of the ecosystems in the open parts of the Skagerrak and Kattegat. The selected elements are aquatic vegetation on hard subs...

Legislation on Biotechnology in the Nordic Countries
			: an overview

Legislation on Biotechnology in the Nordic Countries : an overview »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312738

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Biotechnology, Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, Prenatal Diagnosis, Stem Cell Research, Cloning, Gene Therapy

The legislation on biotechnology varies markedly from one Nordic country to another. The aim of this report by the Nordic Committee on Bioethics is to give the reader information of the current status in the different countr...

Interventions aimed at reducing the risk of acquiring Campylobacter from poultry products

Interventions aimed at reducing the risk of acquiring Campylobacter from poultry products »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hjörleifur Einarsson, and Franklin Georgsson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312714

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Safety, Campylobacter, Salmonellosis, Poultry Products, Pathogens, Campylobacteriosis

Food safety is one of the main priorities of the Nordic ministers for agriculture, fisheries and food and has been underlined by the ministers Greenland declaration. One of the hazards associated with food consumption is Cam...

Workshop on the Development and Management of Marine Protected Areas
			: May 7th to 15th, Kasnäs - Finland

Workshop on the Development and Management of Marine Protected Areas : May 7th to 15th, Kasnäs - Finland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Thomas K. Sørensen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312493

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), Marine Biodiversity, Fishery Resources, Kasnäs, Theoretical Tools, MPAs

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly being developed and utilised as management tools in efforts to protect and manage marine biodiversity and fishery resources in Northern European seas. In May 2004, a Workshop on...

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315630

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rapid Growth, Nanoparticle Industry, Nordic Countries, Engineering Techniques, Welding Fume, Carbon Black

Rapid growth in the nanoparticle industry is anticipated in the Nordic countries owing to highly focused national research and investment initiatives. Knowledge on consequences for occupational exposures to engineered nanopa...

Critical Review of "Metals Environmental Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals" (MERAG)

Critical Review of "Metals Environmental Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals" (MERAG) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Helena Parkman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315616

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Risk Assessment, Use of Metals, MERAG, NORAP, Chemical Safety Assessment, REACH Regulation

Risk assessment of metals may need specific guidance in how to handle natural background, essentiality, and long historical use of metals. It may also be necessary to take bio-availability into account. The aim of the presen...

Nordic comments on the Health Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals
			: HERAG Fact Sheets

Nordic comments on the Health Risk Assessment Guidance for Metals : HERAG Fact Sheets »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marita Luotamo

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315722

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, HERAG, Metal Industry, ICMM, Eurofer, Eurometaux, Fact Sheets

The HERAG (Health Risk Assessment Guidance Project) was initiated and financed by metal industry associations, represented by the International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM), the European Confederation of Iron and Steel...