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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

Population Screening Act: screening for prostate cancer

The Erasmus MC intends to perform a population-based screening pilot for prostate cancer with serum prostate-specific-antigen ...

News item | 27-11-2018 | 04:04

Draft advisory reports on exposure during iron and steel founding for public consult, and exposure during coal gasification

The Subcommittee on the classification of carcinogenic substances has prepared two draft advisory reports, one on the ...

News item | 14-11-2018 | 09:30

Draft advisory report for public review 'Cadmium and inorganic cadmium compounds'

The Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety (DECOS) has prepared a draft report on recommendations for occupational ...

News item | 02-10-2018 | 12:11

A new website!

As of 25 September all information about the Health Council of the Netherlands will be found on a new website.

News item | 24-09-2018 | 00:00

Work programme 2019

Each year the Health Council of the Netherlands draws up a work programme containing an overview of the issues that will form the ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 18:33

Dietary reference values for vitamins and minerals for adults

The evaluation of the dietary reference values for adults leads to a change of the dietary reference values for vitamin A, ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 09:00

Testing blood donations for hepatitis E virus

Blood donors can be unknowingly infected with hepatitis E virus.

News item | 30-07-2018 | 09:00