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  2. Registration

  3. Overview on ERA

    • Input parameter for ERA
    • Emission pathways into environment
    • Definitions (emission, exposure and effect assessment, risk characterisation)
  4. Guidance documents

    • ECHA guidance documents (Vol. IV, Part A & Parts B+C)
      • Information requirements (Part A)
      • Introduction in Parts B+C (i.e. input parameter and PEC-calculations)
    • TAB August 2018 (agreed changes or amendments for the ERA)
    • ESDs for the different Product Types (PT)
  5. Tools and models

    • Introduction of EUSES2.1.2
    • EXCEL-sheets as an alternative
    • Training Session: EUSES2.1.2
    • Introduction of EUSES2.1.2 and creation of training file
  6. Refreshment break

  7. Follow-up of the training session for EUSES2.1.2

  8. Emission estimation

    • Definition of intended uses
    • Life cycle stages to be assessed: formulation, application, service-life
    • Selection of the relevant emission scenarios
    • Tonnage based/consumption based approaches

    Training session: emission estimation

    • Example calculation with EXCEL-sheets or EUSES2.1.2 for 2-3 scenarios in different PTs (e.g. disinfectants: PT1-4, preservatives: PT6-10 and insecticide: PT18 or repellent: PT19)
  9. Lunch

  10. Follow up of the training session for emission estimation

  11. Exposure estimation (calculation of PEC-values)

    • Emission via sewage treatment plan (STP)
      • Calculation of PEC-values for STP, surface water, sediment, soil
    • Release to soil:
      • After application of slurry/manure on grassland or arable land (e.g. PT3/PT18)
      • After leaching from treated surface (e.g. PT7-PT10)
    • Calculation of PEC for groundwater

    Training session: exposure estimation

    Example calculations with EUSES2.1.2 and EXCEL-sheets

  12. Refreshment break

  13. Follow up of the training session for exposure estimation

    Effect assessment and Risk characterisation

    • Effect assessment: PNEC derivation with EUSES and equilibrium partitioning method for sediment and soil
    • Environmental risk characterisation
  14. Q&A

  15. Close



    Michael Schweitzer Michael Schweitzer
    Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs Biocides Environmental Risk Assessments & Modelling, SCC Scientific Consulting Company GmbH, Germany
    Katja Ribbers Katja Ribbers
    Assistant Manager Regulatory Affairs, Biocides, Environmental Risk Assessments & Modelling Scientific Consulting Company GmbH
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