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Theme: Human Risk Assessment

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PS2601: Pesticides exposure and Parkinson
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2003, Cost £29,333
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Medical Research Council
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Food Safety, Pesticide use, Public Health
 
 
PS2602: Investigation of gastrointestinal effects of organophosphate/carbamate pesticide residues on young children
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £217,631
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Health & Safety Laboratory
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Food Quality, Hazardous substances, Health, Mass Spectrometry, Organophosphates, Pesticide Residues, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Public Health
 
 
PS2603: Occupational exposure through inadvertent ingestion
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2005, Cost £20,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Health and Safety Executive
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Hazardous substances, Health, Metals, Modelling, Pesticides, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2604: Biological Monitoring of Pesticide Exposures
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2006, Cost £74,339
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Occupational Medicine
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Health Effects, Operator Safety, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Arable Farming, Public Health, Sustainable Production, Biological Effects
 
 
PS2605: UK Capacity for Physiologically Based PharmacoKinetic (PBPK) modelling
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £90,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Health & Safety Laboratory
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Hazardous substances, Modelling, Public Health, Risk, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2607: To Investigate the Potential Impact of Tank Mixing on the Dermal Penetration of Pesticide Active Substances
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2007, Cost £78,928
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Newcastle, Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Epidemiology, Health Effects, Operator Safety, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals, Public Health
 
 
PS2608: Mechanism of the association between pesticides and Parkinsons
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2008, Cost £906,552
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Exponent International Ltd
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Food Safety, Health, Health Effects, Neuropathology, Pesticide use, Public Health
 
 
PS2609: Desk study on prostate cancer and pesticide exposure
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2006, Cost £24,109
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Occupational Medicine
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Epidemiology, Hazardous substances, Health, Health Effects, Industrial, Pesticide use, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2610: The Tempest Study - Epidemiology of the association between pesticides and Parkinsons disease
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2007, Cost £121,409
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Aberdeen
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Epidemiology, Farming, Hazardous substances, Health Effects, Organophosphates, Pesticides, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2611: The Costs of Pesticide Notification associated with possible changes in Pesticide use.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2006, Cost £15,060
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Keywords:  
Certification, Agriculture and Food Chain, Economic Policy Evaluation, Economic Research, Environmental Impact, Environmental Protection, Health, Other Policy, Pesticide use, Policy Development, Regulation, Rural Issues
 
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