ToxMinds are specialised in ensuring product safety and compliance.

 

We are passionate about toxicology and how emerging scientific developments can be utilised to support our customers in bringing safe, regulatory compliant and sustainable products to the marketplace.

Latest News

March 2020

Read our latest insight on the EC JRC’s tender for studies that aim to provide mechanistic understanding into the effects of chemicals after repeated exposures.

INDUSTRIES FOR WHICH WE WORK

Chemicals

Our team of highly qualified (eco)toxicologists and regulatory specialists ensure that your products are safe to man and the environment and REACH compliant!

Biocides

Obtaining biocidal product authorisation – ToxMinds supports companies marketing biocidal actives and products complying with the European Biocides Regulation.

Cosmetic & consumer products

Non-animal testing based safety assessment strategies for the cosmetics & consumer products industry.

Pharma

Chemical risk assessment, PDE and MRL derivation services to companies from the pharmaceutical, veterinary medicines or medical device sectors.

Green biotechnology

Supporting the agribusiness and biotechnology sector with GM crop registration in accordance with the latest EFSA and EU legislative guidelines.

TOXMINDS INSIGHTS

Severity of eye effects caused by accidental exposure to detergent and cleaning products

A most interesting study concerning the severity of eye effects caused by accidental exposure to detergent and cleaning product has recently been published by Scazzola et al., 2019. The study investigated the predictivity of a product’s classification for eye hazard following reported accidental human exposures to common household detergent and cleaning products.

SCCS Guidance on the Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials in Cosmetics

The European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published in November 2019 an up-to-date revision of the existing Guidance on the Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials (NMs) used in Cosmetic Products (SCCS/1484/12). The discussion to revise the Guidance on safety assessment of NMs started in May 2017 within a dedicated SCCS working group and aimed at providing key recommendations for safety of NM used in cosmetics including data requirements.

TOXMINDS SERVICES

Chemical and product safety

Ensuring chemical and product safety using emerging technology and state-of-the-art risk assessment practices.

Regulatory strategy and compliance

We help you to meet the regulatory demands and to stay compliant with EU Regulations.

Product stewardship

Ensuring publicly acceptable products – We help you to communicate the safety of your product to the public.

QSAR Modelling

Predicting toxicity, identifying suitable analogues for read-across and select lead candidates through combined use of public and commercial QSAR tools.

Endocrine disruption

Identifying and assessing the evidence for chemicals to cause endocrine disruption in humans and the environment.

New risk assessment methodologies

Identifying and applying new methodologies and risk assessment approaches to support chemical safety without animal testing.

CASE STUDY

In collaboration with Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT), ToxMinds conducted a 2-day hands-on training on the use of in silico tools in wider context of chemical hazard assessment.

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