EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

Results 1 - 10 of 123

Acute human exposure assessment to tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9‐THC)

Delta‐9‐tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ 9 ‐THC) is a naturally occurring psychoactive compound derived from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. In 2015, EFSA established an acute reference dose (ARfD) of 1 μg/kg body weight (bw) for Δ 9 ‐THC and assessed acute dietar ...

Scientific Report
07 January 2020

Animal dietary exposure: overview of current approaches used at EFSA

At EFSA, animal dietary exposure estimates are undertaken by several Panels/Units to assess the risk of feed contaminants, pesticide residues, genetically modified feed and feed additives. Guidance documents describing methodologies for animal dietary exp ...

Scientific Report
15 November 2019

Occurrence data of nickel in feed and animal exposure assessment

Nickel (Ni) is a silvery‐white, hard, ductile metal existing in oxidation states; in biological systems, Ni 2+  is the prevalent form. All analytical results used to estimate animal dietary exposure were reported as Ni', without providing information ...

Scientific Report
24 June 2019

Human acute exposure assessment to tropane alkaloids

Tropane alkaloids (TA) are secondary metabolites occurring in several plant families, including Solanaceae. The most studied TA are (–)-hyoscyamine and (–)-scopolamine, which is in contrast to the (+)-enantiomers formed naturally. The racemic mixture of ( ...

Scientific Report
05 February 2018