Hilferuf der EU über Gesundheitsrisiken durch Zahnamalgam

Dear all,

The European Commission , just opened a TWO CALLS  for submission of



PLEASE SEND DIRECTLY ALL RELEVANT INFORMATION on the two issues, - FOLLOWING THE GUIDELINES!!! otherwise submissions will not be accepted. WE have to be sure that the Scientific committees get indeed the right information , since this can influence their judgment!!!



Deadline for submission of information:     4 June 2007.


1. for  SCHER on environmental risks and indirect health effects effects - <http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_risk/committees/04_scher/scher_call_info_01_e

n.htm> http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_risk/committees/04_scher/scher_call_info_01_en

.htm  and


2. for SCENIHR on <http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_risk/committees/04_scenihr/docs/scenihr_q_009

.pdf> the safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_risk/committees/04_scenihr/scenihr_call_info_0




PLEASE  READ CAREFULLY the guidelines for submission as indicated in the weblinks above.



*          All documents should be attached as a whole , only links will NOT be

accepted - so even if something is online you need to download it and attach it. Same with references etc.

*          Please pay attention on the type of information that you will sent

and to which email address these should be sent and the subject line for

these. THERE are TWO different email addresses.   The subject line should

also be different so right info goes to the right email.

*          This is an open call, for all countries and languages!!!! as far as

i can see.



I would also appreciate if you could copy me in ALL submissions you made to the Commission , so that we can create our own "e- library" on the issue.



Please dont hesitate getting back to me if more clarifications are needed. You can pass this message on to scientists/researchers you know  since this is an open call!!!


Many thanks in advance









  Public Health
















ages/bullet.jpg> Commission calls on interested parties to submit scientific information on mercury in dental amalgam


The Commission has requested a scientific opinion from the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) and the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) on possible risks associated with mercury in dental amalgam and possible alternatives.


To ensure that the two Committees elaborate their opinions on the basis of the most up to date scientific information, the Commission has published today a call for scientific information that will run until 4 June 2007.


Further details:






03_en.htm> http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_risk/committees/04_scenihr/scenihr_call_info_0







n.htm> http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_risk/committees/04_scher/scher_call_info_01_en





The European Commission uses expert advice on risk assessment from three non-food Scientific Committees when preparing policies and proposals. These committees are made up of external, independent scientists and provide authoritative scientific advice in the fields of consumer safety, public health and the environment. The three non-food Scientific Committees are - the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP), the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) and the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR).


Further information on the Scientific Committees: <http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_risk/committees/committees_en.htm>












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Elena Lymberidi

Project Coordinator

'Zero Mercury Campaign'



Federation of Environmental Citizens Organisations

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direct tel: +32.2.2891301 fax: +32.2.2891099

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