In an article published on July 30, 2018, the European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) announced that it has updated its Human Exposure Assessment Tools Database (heatDB). The database was launched in July 2017 and “enables risk assessors to review quickly what data sources and tools are available for any given purpose” (FPF reported).

ECETOC added 63 new data sources and seven new assessment tools to heatDB. Ten existing data sources and one tool were removed from the database. “Overall, heatDB was increased from 182 to 235 data sources and from 41 to 47 tools,” ECETOC informed.

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ECETOC (July 30, 2018). “Significant updates to ECETOC’S human exposure assessment tools database.