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CRD - Ecotoxicology Endocrine Disruption Seminar - Live Online

Live Online


The seminar will focus on the environmental (ecotoxicological) endocrine disruption assessment and will present the current evaluation approach used by CRD (HSE) for pesticide and biocide applications.

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to Endocrine disruption (ecotoxicology) assessment scheme for biocide/pesticide active substances

-          General overview of approach and studies

  • Use of toxicology data in ecotoxicology endocrine disruption assessment

-          Implications of positive ED conclusions from the human health assessment on ecotoxicology assessment

  • Deficient endocrine disruption ecotoxicology datasets

-          Examples of when further testing is required

  • Aquatic organism endocrine disruption assessment

-          Consideration of EATS (Estrogen, Androgen, Thyroid, Steriodogenesis) modalities, approach, studies and mode of action analysis

  • Endocrine disruption assessment of biocide co-formulants

-          Consideration of formulations containing biocides that may be endocrine disruptors


Download the programme of the day here


Who should attend?

Those who already carry out ecotoxicological endocrine disruptor assessments of pesticide/biocide substances or have an interest in the evaluation approach used by HSE (CRD).


Live Online Course Information


All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet, plus a webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a smartphone. Before you book, please check that you meet the Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If this does not work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.



The cost of the course is £350 (plus VAT) per person.


Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit card at the time of booking.

For further dates and additional information email: or contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.

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