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  1. 1. From data to decision : A case study of controversies in cancer risk assessment

    Författare :Christina Rudén; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Risk assessments serve as the foundation of policy decisions on whether to take measures to reduce a risk or not. However, different risk assessors frequently come to divergent estimates of the magnitude and even the nature of risks. Few attempts has been made in the past to describe and understand the reasons for these differences. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Transparency within REACH? : Regulatory risk assessment of industrial chemicals

    Författare :Ellen Ingre-Khans; Christina Rudén; Marlene Ågerstrand; Anna Beronius; Jeanne Duus Johansen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; REACH; chemicals legislation; risk assessment; hazard assessment; transparency; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Chemicals provide us with many benefits but can also have adverse effects on human health and the environment. Concerns that previous European legislations were not providing adequate protection from chemical risks resulted in a new chemicals legislation – REACH – in 2007. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Trying to secure decent working conditions : Do corporate social responsibility audits improve risk management in global garment supply chains?

    Författare :Henrik Lindholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Christina Rudén; Niklas Egels-Zandén; Susanne Sweet; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : The outsourcing of the manufacturing of garments to regions with lower production costs has raised concerns over labor rights violations. Retailers and brands have responded to this by introducing codes of conduct outlining minimum requirements for working conditions at their suppliers. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Chemicals in consumer products : Towards a safe and sustainable use

    Författare :Linda Molander; Christina Rudén; Sven Ove Hansson; Mattias Öberg; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :consumer products; articles; hazardous chemicals; risk management; chemicals regulation; REACH; substitution; regulatory toxicology; European Union;

    Sammanfattning : Health and environmental risks associated with emissions of hazardous chemicals from articles, including everyday consumer products such as clothes and toys, have become widely acknowledged internationally, particularly in the EU. This thesis contributes to new understandings of how these risks are currently managed within the EU and recommends actions for ensuring a safe and sustainable use of chemicals in articles. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Chemicals in consumer products : Bridging the gap between academic research and chemicals regulation

    Författare :Linda Molander; Christina Rudén; Magnus Breitholtz; Laura N. Vandenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; consumer products; articles; chemicals; chemicals regulation; REACH; risk management; health risk assessment; non-standard toxicity studies; study evaluation; reporting guidance; endocrine disrupting compounds; bisphenol A; low dose effects; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Exposure to chemicals emitting from consumer products, such as clothes, electronic devices, toys and kitchen-ware, has emerged as an issue of public health and environmental concern. The use of chemicals having endocrine disrupting properties in commercial products is receiving particular attention as low dose exposures of such chemicals have been associated with adverse effects in both human and wildlife populations. LÄS MER