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Advisory value for bisphenol A

Occupational exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) can be hazardous to eyes, skin and reproduction. Based on the available evidence, the ...

News item | 26-03-2019 | 09:45

Recommendation on exposure limit cadmium

Cadmium and inorganic cadmium compounds are hazardous to human health. The S cientific Committee on Occupational Exposure Limits ...

News item | 20-03-2019 | 09:22

Recommendation for an occupational exposure level for diesel engine exhaust

Occupational exposure to diesel engine exhaust can cause lung cancer. The Health Council estimated so called health-based ...

News item | 13-03-2019 | 09:52

Guidelines are required for treatment with platelet-rich plasma

Especially in cosmetic and sports medicine platelet-rich plasma is often applied. However, evidence for its efficacy is scarce. ...

News item | 18-02-2019 | 17:23

Vaccination against meningococcal disease

Vaccination against meningococcal serogroups C and W is safe and effective. The effectiveness of  vaccination against serogroup B ...

News item | 19-12-2018 | 07:00

One vaccination less for infants

The Health Council recommends one vaccination less for most infants, provided their mother has been vaccinated against pertussis. ...

News item | 18-12-2018 | 00:00

Alcohol and young people: influence on the brain and later alcohol use

Starting to drink alcohol at a young age is associated with a higher risk of developing alcohol use disorder later in life. There ...

News item | 17-12-2018 | 08:47

Recommendation on classification of two dichloronitrobenzenes

The substances 2,4-dichloro-1-nitrobenzene and 1,4-dichloro-2-nitrobenzene are presumed to be carcinogenic to man. People ...

News item | 11-12-2018 | 00:00

Population Screening Act: research into the relationship between sport and atherosclerosis

The University Medical Center Utrecht and the Radboud University Medical Center wish to carry out a study into the relationship ...

News item | 03-12-2018 | 17:56

Recommendation on occupational exposure limit isocyanates

Occupational exposure to isocyanates can lead to allergic respiratory complaints. The Health Council of the Netherlands has ...

News item | 28-11-2018 | 04:00