German Environmental Specimen Bank at International Scientific Meetings: DioXin 2018 and ISES-ISEE 2018

Created at August 24, 2018

Following the motto No Boundaries in POPs Pollution, Research and Control and Complex Local and Global Issues in Environmental Exposure and Health current results of the German Environmental Specimen Bank are presented

This year's Dioxin Congress in Krakow and the joint annual meeting of ISES and ISEE in Ottawa will take place on August 25th-30th, 2018. The Environmental Specimen Bank (ESB) will present results at both meetings.

At the Dioxin Congress, current results on flame retardants from the environmental sector of the Environmental Specimen Bank will be presented in three scientific presentations:

At the parallel ISES-ISEE meeting the Environmental Specimen Bank will present new results on human exposure to preservatives and plasticizers:

Since 2016, the Environmental Specimen Bank has also provided its analytical results via the Information Platform for Chemical Data (IPCHEM) of the European Commission. The experiences of the Environmental Specimen Bank, the Federal/Länder Dioxin Database and the database Pharms-UBA - Pharmaceuticals in the environment in sharing data in IPCHEM will be reported in another presentation:

Further results will be presented on posters:

These presentations and posters demonstrate that montoring data from Human population and the environment, long-term archiving of samples together with systematic publication of data are vital for policy makers at the national and international level.

Associated events

August 26, 2018 until August 31, 2018

DioXin 2018

38th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants and 10th International PCB Workshop

August 26, 2018 until August 30, 2018


Annual Joint Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology