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CRD - Live Online Seminar: Toxicology Endocrine Disruption of Pesticides and Biocides

Live Online


The seminar will focus on the toxicological endocrine disruption (ED) assessment of pesticide and biocide active substances and biocide products and will present the current evaluation approach used by CRD (HSE).

The course will cover:

  • ED criteria for pesticide and biocide active substances and associated ECHA/EFSA guidance
  • Overview of toxicology ED assessment scheme for biocide/pesticide active substances

-          General approach and information sources for adversity and activity

-          Specificity of adverse effects

-          OECD Conceptual Framework for testing and assessment of EDs

  • Templates, spreadsheets and assessment guiding principles
  • Assessment of T (thyroid) modality, including data gaps, MoA (mode of action) analysis and DNT (developmental neurotoxicity) considerations
  • Case studies to illustrate T modality assessment with potential different outcomes
  • Assessment of EAS (estrogen-androgen-steroidogenesis) modalities, including deficient datasets, data gaps and MoA analysis
  • Case studies to illustrate EAS modalities' assessment with potential different outcomes
  • Endocrine disruption assessment of co-formulants in biocide products


Download the programme for the day here.

Who should attend?

Those who already carry out toxicological endocrine disruptor assessments of pesticide and biocide substances and biocide products or have an interest in the evaluation approach used by HSE (CRD).

Live Online Course Information

All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet, plus a webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a smartphone. Before you book, please check that you meet the Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If this does not work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.


The cost of this course is £435 (plus VAT) per person.

Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit card at the time of booking.

For further dates and additional information email: or contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.

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