Multi-component Formulations Risk Assessments for the manufacture of inks and adhesives

Multi-component Formulations Risk Assessments for the manufacture of inks and adhesives

Client Companies who manufacture inks and adhesives Background Small amounts of inks and adhesives used on food-packing or labels may migrate into the food or drink. Occasionally, a consumer may accidentally ingest a small label. Manufacturers need reassurance that any ingested chemicals pose no unacceptable…

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Mode of Action of carcinogenic constituents of complex mixtures in consumer products

Mode of Action of carcinogenic constituents of complex mixtures in consumer products

Client A global company selling consumer products Background The company had developed a sophisticated research programme aimed at understanding the true health risks posed by complex chemical mixtures. One part of this process required an understanding of the modes of action underlying the various tumours…

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Hazard assessments on individual food additives and contaminants for a global confectionery organisation

Hazard assessments on individual food additives and contaminants for a global confectionery organisation

Client An industry client Background A multi-national company wants concise reports on individual food additives and contaminants, or groups of such compounds. These should be written in a way that is accessible to the lay person, and should provide the most pertinent data on toxicology,…

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Extractables and Leachables Risk Assessments for a large generics pharmaceutical company

Extractables and Leachables Risk Assessments for a large generics pharmaceutical company

Client A large generics Pharmaceutical company Background The manufacture and use of pharmaceutical products can involve contact with various containers (including reaction vessels, tubes, filters and chromatography columns, and packaging such as glass bottles, needles, syringes etc) at various phases in their life cycle. During…

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Classification of dangerous substances (CLP and GHS) in a range of consumer products

Classification of dangerous substances (CLP and GHS) in a range of consumer products

Client A company manufactures a range of consumer goods. In total, many hundreds of chemicals are purchased and used. Background This large scale purchaser of large numbers of chemicals has a robust system for ensuring that the health of their workers is protected. MSDSs play…

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Identification and tabulation of chronic oral and inhalation Health Criteria Values for flavours and pesticides

Identification and tabulation of chronic oral and inhalation Health Criteria Values for flavours and pesticides

Client A global company selling consumer products. Background Health criteria values (HCVs) are expressed in different ways, using the terminology specific to the agency or body recommending them. Oral values represent a regular (generally daily, but sometimes expressed as a weekly figure) ingested dose that is expected…

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Assistance with pre-manufacture notice submission for compliance with the US Toxic Substances Control Act

Assistance with pre-manufacture notice submission for compliance with the US Toxic Substances Control Act

Client An international industrial chemicals manufacturer and importer. Background If industry intends to manufacture or import “new” chemicals (those not already present on the TSCA Inventory, and not excluded from notification) within or into the United States, they are required to submit a PMN form…

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Preparation of chemical toxicology reviews for the household products section of a global organisation

Preparation of chemical toxicology reviews for the household products section of a global organisation

Client A global producer of a range of well-known household products. Background Bibra scientists were asked to review the available toxicology data on specific compounds or groups of compounds that were present in the client’s products. These reviews were to provide key data covering health…

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Preparation of a review on sensory hyperreactivity, and evaluation of 20 ingredients in an alcoholic beverage

Preparation of a review on sensory hyperreactivity, and evaluation of 20 ingredients in an alcoholic beverage

Client A global producer of wine and spirits. Background Bibra scientists were asked to review the available data on sensory hyperreactivity, chemical sensitivity (especially by inhalation) and food allergy / food intolerance, and to compare the prevalence of these three conditions in the general population….

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Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR) on skin cream for a major UK healthcare products manufacturer

Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR) on skin cream for a major UK healthcare products manufacturer

A major UK health care products manufacturer.

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