A memorandum from SCENIHR focusses on the processes involved in using the scientific literature for human health risk assessments. With an aim to shed light on how expert judgments are made, topics addressed include the identification and selection of relevant publications for analysis, weight of evidence approaches, and the expression of uncertainty.

European Commission (2012). Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks. Memorandum on the use of the scientific literature for human health risk assessment purposes – weighing of evidence and expression of uncertainty. Adopted at SCENIHR’s 17th plenary of 19 March 2012.

http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/emerging/docs/scenihr_s_001.pdf

The above item was taken from the June 2012 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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