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Jan 21, 2015

1st Workshop Harmonization Release Testing Methods

Helsinki, 15 April 2015
Category: Workshops
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During the SENN2015-conference a  workshop dedicated to the release of nanomaterials and available test methods will be organized on Wednesday 15 April from 10.00-11.30h. The workshop will include presentations and discussions encompassing a framework on release and it’s link to exposure scenarios and assessments, and workplace and material safety.  Invited oral and poster presentations by all are welcomed especially related to issues such as harmonization of release testing methods, mechanically induced releases and emissions with relevance to  worker and consumer exposure.


  • Introduction (objectives & context)
  • Invited presentations by projects
  • Poster pitches (please request time slot before April 1)
  • Discussion on Recommendations

*short presentations of posters ( 3 min max) showing test–rigs, summary of experimental work,  etc.

In case abstracts of posters have not already been submitted to and reviewed by SENN2015, there is an option to display and present the poster during this workshop. To encourage reporting of recent research, notification of poster presentation should be sent  to the workshop organizers by April 2015 at latest.

Organizers: Derk Brouwer (TNO; and Thomas Kuhlbusch (IUTA; powered by the MARINA project