Protected: Workshop ‘Mineral Oil Risk Assessment: Knowledge Gaps and Roadmap’

Brussels, Belgium
06/02/2019 – 07/02/2019

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• Establish an overview of mineral oils that are of human health concerns across various sectors: Food and Drinks, Packaging, Cosmetics and Petroleum (Day 1);
• Build stakeholder consensus on the scientific understanding of exposure assessment, hazard characterisation, risk assessment and analytics (Day 2).

Expected Outcome
The expected outcome of the workshop discussions was to build stakeholder consensus around scientific understanding of the sources of mineral oils entering the food chain, the sources of consumer exposure and what analytical methodologies are required to support risk assessment and proportionate risk management.

The programme can be found here.

Overall Chair: Ms Sue O’Hagan, PepsiCo International, UK
Overall Vice-Chair: Dr Thomas Gude, Swiss Quality Testing Services, CH
Overall Rapporteurs: Prof. Giorgia Purcaro, University of Liege, BE and Ms Andrea Walzl, Technical University of Graz, AT

The presentations (upon author’s agreement) can be found here.

For further information
Scientific Programme:
Dr Simeon Bourdoux