News & Events

Keep up to date with the latest news about IDEA, including the initiative's workshops, events and publications

2019
10 Dec

IDEA Workshop on QRA based on NAMs: Building Trust

In the effort towards a QRA on skin sensitization based on new approach methodologies (NAMs) instead of the LLNA, IDEA provides a multi-stakeholder forum to facilitate the generation of a guidance framework based on NAMs to identify a NESIL for fragrance ingredients (FIs).

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2019
16 Oct

IDEA Pre- and pro- haptens Workshop - October 2019

Six years in IDEA – what is our progress in understanding and managing the pre-hapten question?

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2019
04 Jun

IDEA publishes Report on Characterization and Categorization of Allergens Workshop

On 12 December 2018 IDEA held a Workshop on the Characterization and Categorization of allergens, at the Hotel Dominican, Brussels.

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2019
09 Apr

Joint Meeting of IDEA Supervisory Group and IDEA Management Team

On 9 January 2019 a Joint Meeting of the IDEA Supervisory Group (SG) and the IDEA Management Team took place in London.

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2019
04 Apr

Limonene and Linalool Hydroperoxides study published

IDEA's work on a market surveillance study on Limonene and Linalool hydroperoxides in finished consumer products has been published in Food and Chemical Toxicology.

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2019
25 Feb

IDEA highlights progress at fifth Annual Review in Brussels

The European Parliament in Brussels hosts the fifth Annual Review of the IDEA Project on 25 February 2019.

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2018
12 Dec

Third IDEA Workshop on characterisation and categorisation of fragrance allergens

IDEA experts reunited on 12 December 2018 in Brussels to continue the discussion on Characterization and Categorization (C&C) of fragrance allergens.

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2018
20 Oct

IDEA presents outcome of market surveillance study on Limonene and Linalool hydroperoxides at ESCD

On Friday 19 October, 2018, IDEA hosted an Industry Symposium session at the European Society of Contact Dermatitis (ESCD) Congress in Milan, Italy.

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2018
08 Jun

IDEA hosts panel session at World Perfumery Congress

During a 'Petit WPC' session on 7 June 2018 at the World Perfumery Congress, a panel of experts discussed how The International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens (IDEA) developed a global framework for assessing fragrance sensitizers through various partnerships and collaborations.

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2018
16 May

IDEA Workshop on the replacement of animal testing in QRA for skin sensitization

The International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens (IDEA) held a Workshop on 16-17 May looking at the replacement of animal testing in quantitative risk assessment (QRA) for skin sensitisation.

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2017
06 Dec

IDEA welcomes SCCS Draft Opinion

The International Dialogue for the Evaluation of Allergens (IDEA) welcomes the publication of a Draft Opinion on Skin Sensitization Quantitative Risk Assessment for Fragrance Ingredients (QRA2).

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2017
07 Jul

Third meeting of the IDEA Working Group on the feasibility of a study to assess the effectiveness of QRA

Under the framework of IDEA, a revised methodlogy on Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA2) has been developped. This revised methodlogy focuses on total exposure of consumers to individual fragrances.

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