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Publications on food contact materials

 

Technical guidelines and tools

Hoekstra E.J., Petersen J.H., Bustos J. (2011) Guidance document on fat reduction factor, functional barrier concept, phthalates and primary aromatic amines. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 25112 EN

Petersen J.H., Hoekstra E.J. (2011) Calculator for the correction of the experimental specific migration for comparison with the legislative limit in Regulation (EC) No 10/2011 on plastic food contact materials (version January 2012)

Simoneau C., Hoekstra E., Bradley E., Busto J., Golja V., Kappenstein O., Kalsbeek D., Keegan J., Milana M.R., Cwiek-Ludwicka K., Petersen J.H., Polz M., Sauvegrain P., Vanhee F. (2011) Technical guidelines on testing the migration of primary aromatic amines from polyamide kitchenware and of formaldehyde from melamine kitchenware - in support of Commission Regulation 284/2011 laying down specific conditions and detailed procedures for the import of polyamide and melamine plastic kitchenware originating in or consigned from People's Republic of China and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China. 1st edition 2011. Office for Official Publications of the European Union, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 24815 EN

Petersen J.H., Hoekstra E.J. (2011) Calculator for the correction of the experimental specific migration for comparison with the legislative limit amended Directive 2002/72/EC (version 12 May 2011)

Simoneau C. (ed) (2010) Applicability of generally recognised diffusion models for the estimation of specific migration in support of EU Directive 2002/72/EC, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 24514 EN

Simoneau C. (2009) Guidelines on Testing Conditions for Articles In Contact With Foodstuffs (With A Focus on Kitchenware) - A EURL-NRL-FCM Publication, 1st Edition. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23814 EN

Bratinova S., Raffael B., Simoneau C. (2009) Guidelines for performance criteria and validation procedures of analytical methods used in controls of food contact materials. 1st edition 2009. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 24105 EN

 

Inter-laboratory comparison exercise reports

new on 20 March 2014: Mieth A., Hoekstra E. (2013) Report of an inter-laboratory comparison from the European Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials: ILC003 2013 – Food Contact Surface Area of Kitchen Utensils, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 26477 EN

new on 20 March 2014: Silva Felix J., Beldì G., Simoneau C. (2013) Report of an Interlaboratory Comparison from the European Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials: ILC001-2013 – Proficiency Testing on Food Simulant E containing a cocktail of potential migrant substances, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 26468 EN

new on 20 March 2014: Peltzer M., Simoneau C. (2013) Report of an inter-laboratory comparison from the European Reference Laboratory for Food Contact : ILC002 2013 - Identification of polymeric materials, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 26467 EN

new on 20 March 2014: Beldì G., Jakubowska N., Simoneau C. (2013) Report of an inter-laboratory comparison organised by the European Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials : Formaldehyde in 3% acetic acid migration solution -follow up exercise, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 26206 EN

Beldì G., Jakubowska N., Yavuz O., Simoneau C. (2012) Report of the interlaboratory comparison organised by the European Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials: ILC01 2012- Formaldehyde and Melamine in 3% acetic acid migration solution, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 25686 EN

Beldì G., Jakubowska N., Bradley E., Simoneau C. (2012) Report of the interlaboratory comparison organised by the European Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials: ILC02 2012- Primary Aromatic Amines in 3% acetic acid migration solution, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 25685 EN

Beldì G., Jakubowska N., Peyches Bach A., Simoneau C. (2012) Development of a harmonised method for specific migration into the new simulant for dry foods established in Regulation 10/2011: Establishment of precision criteria from an EU interlaboratory comparison organized by the EURL- Food Contact Materials for the quantification from and migration into poly(2,6-diphenyl phenylene oxide), Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 25680 EN

Beldì G., Jakubowska N., Derda M., Simoneau C. (2012) Report of the interlaboratory comparison organised by the European Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Material ILC01 2011 - Formaldehyde in food contact migration solution, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 25226 EN

Bratinova S., Koivikko R., Simoneau C. (2010) Report of an interlaboratory comparison organised by the European Union Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials; ILC01 2010 - Photoinitiators in solvent and in paperboard. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR  24575 EN

Bratinova S., Valzacchi S., Multari M., Spalla S., Simoneau C. (2010) Report of the interlaboratory comparison organised by the EU Reference for Laboratory Food Contact Material - ILC02 2009- Bisphenol A in 50% aqueous ethanol (milk simulant): Laboratory performance and precision criteria of a harmonised method. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR  24550 EN

 

Bratinova S., Multari M., Spalla S., Simoneau C. (2010) Report of an interlaboratory comparison organised by the EU Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials - ILC01 2009 - DIDP in Oil Laboratory performance and precision criteria of a harmonised method. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 24387 EN

Bratinova S., Valzacchi S., Beldi G., Morkunas V., Contini C., Hannaert P., Simoneau C. (2009) Report of the interlaboratory comparison organised by the European Union Reference Laboratory Food Contact Material: Plasticisers in Gaskets and Oil. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23972 EN

 

Peer-reviewed publications

New on 20 March 2014: Jakubowska N., Beldì G., Peychès Bach A., Simoneau C. (2013) Optimisation of an analytical method and results from the inter-laboratory comparison of the migration of regulated substances from food packaging into the new mandatory EU simulant for dry foodstuffs. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A

New on 20 March 2014: Contini C., Valzacchi S., O’Sullivan M., Simoneau C., Dowling D.P., Monahan F.J. (2013) Overall Migration and Kinetics of Release of Antioxidant Compounds from Citrus Extract-Based Active Packaging. J. Agric. Food Chem. 61(49), 12155–12163

Hoekstra E.J., Simoneau C. (2013) Release of bisphenol A from polycarbonate: a review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 53(4), 386-402

Beldì G., Pastorelli S., Franchini F., Simoneau C. (2012) Time- and temperature-dependent migration studies of Irganox 1076 from plastics into foods and food simulants. Food Additives and Contaminants - Part A Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment 29(5), 836-845

 

Simoneau C., Van den Eede L., Valzacchi S. (2012) Identification and quantification of migration of chemicals from plastics baby bottles used as substitutes for polycarbonate. Food Additives and Contaminants - Part A Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment 29(3), 469-480

Simoneau C., Valzacchi S., Morkunas V., Van den Eede L. (2011) Comparison of migration from polyethersulphone and polycarbonate baby bottles. Food Additives and Contaminants - Part A Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment 28(12), 1763-1768

Koivikko R., Pastorelli S., de Quirós A., Paseiro-Cerrato R., Simoneau C. (2010) Rapid multi-analyte quantification of benzophenone, 4-methylbenzophenone and related derivatives from paperboard food packaging. Food Additives and Contaminants - Part A Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure and Risk Assessment 27(10), 1478-1486

De Quirós A.R.-B., Paseiro-Cerrato R., Pastorelli S., Koivikko R., Simoneau C., Paseiro-Losada P. (2009) Migration of photoinitiators by gas phase into dry foods. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57(21), 10211-10215

Sanches-Silva A., Andre C., Castanheira I., Cruz J.M., Pastorelli S., Simoneau C., Paseiro-Losada P. (2009) Study of the migration of photoinitiators used in printed food-packaging materials into food simulants. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57(20), pp. 9516-9523

Graubardt N., Biedermann M., Fiselier K., Bolzoni L. Pedrelli T., Cavalieri C., Simoneau C., Grob K. (2009) Search for a more adequate test to predict the long-term migration from the PVC gaskets of metal lids into oily foods in glass jars. Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 26 (7), 1113-1122

Pastorelli S., Sanches-Silva A., Cruz J.M., Simoneau C., Losada P.P. (2008) Study of the migration of benzophenone from printed paperboard packages to cakes through different plastic films. European Food Research and Technology 227(6), 1585-1590

Simoneau C. (2008) Food Contact Materials, Chapter 21. In: Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry 51 (Food Contaminants and Residue Analysis (Pico Y., Ed.)), 733-774

Sanches Silva A., Pastorelli S., Cruz J.M., Castaneira I., Simoneau C., Paseiro-Losada P. (2008) Development of a Method To Study the Migration of Six Photoinitiators into Powdered Milk. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56(8), 2722–2726

Sanches Silva A., Pastorelli S., Cruz J.M., Castaneira I., Simoneau C., Paseiro-Losada P. (2008) Development of an Analytical Method for the Determination of Photoinitiators Used for Food Packaging Materials with Potential to Migrate into Milk. Journal of Dairy Science 91(3), 900-909

Sanches Silva A., Pastorelli S., Cruz J.M., Simoneau C., Paseiro-Losada P. (2008) Development of a multimethod for the determination of photoinitiators in beverage packaging. Journal of Food Science 73(2), C92-C99

Pastorelli S., Torri L., Rodriguez A., Valzacchi S., Limbo S., Simoneau C. (2007) SPME-GC and sensors as rapid methods for monitoring the lipid oxidation in nuts. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 24(11) 1219–1225.

Ežerskis Z., Pastorelli S., Contini C., Simoneau C. (2007) Survey of 2-ethylhexanoic acid in baby food. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment  24(7), 792-797

Ežerskis Z., Morkūnas V., Suman M., Simoneau C. (2007) Analytical screening of polyadipates and other plasticisers in poly(vinyl chloride) gasket seals and in fatty food by gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta 604(1), 29-38

Pastorelli S., Valzacchi S., Rodriguez A., Contini C., Simoneau C. (2007) Hexanal as shelf-life indicator: accelerated storage test of nuts analysed by SPME. Shelf- Life International Meeting, Catania, June 2006. Special Issue of Italian Journal of Food Science, 378-381

Pastorelli S., Valzacchi S., Rodriguez A., Simoneau C. (2006) Solid-phase microextraction method for the determination of hexanal in hazelnuts as an indicator of the interaction of active packaging materials with food aroma compounds. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment  23(11), 1236-1241

Pastorelli S., Beldi G., Simoneau C. (2006) Effect of calibration standards on the quantification of hydroxy products from can coatings. Analytica Chimica Acta 557(1-2), 7-10

Strathmann S., Pastorelli S., Simoneau C. (2005) Investigation of the interaction of active packaging material with food aroma compounds. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 106(1), 83-87

Steiner I., Volansky P., Simoneau C., Mandanis A. (2005) Modellierung der Migration von Kunststoffen in Lebensmittel als neues und kostengünstiges Verfahren zur Abschätzung der Belastung von Verbrauchern durch Lebensmittelverpackungsmaterialien - Auswahl der Prüflebensmittel nach ihren physikalisch-chemischen Eigenschaften und der Verzehrhäufigkeit". Lebensmittelchemie 59, 17-18

Fantoni L., Simoneau C. (2003) European survey on the contamination of homogenised baby food by epoxidised soybean oil from plasticised PVC gaskets. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 20(11) 1087-1096

Nerin C., Albinana J., Philo M.R., Castle L., Raffael B., Simoneau C. (2003) Evaluation Of Some Screening Methods For The Analysis Of Contaminants In Recycled Pet Flakes. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 20(7) 668-677

Theobald A., Roncari A., Simoneau C., Anklam E. (2002) Identification Of Epoxy containing migrants from can coatings in oil: A model study on reaction products of bisphenal-A-diglycidyl ether (BADGE) with solvents for coating production. Deutsche Lebensmittel Rundschau 98(7), 249-256

Simoneau C., Theobald A., Roncari P, Hannaert P., Anklam E. (2002) Time-temperature study of the kinetics of migration of BADGE (bisphenol-A- Diglycidyl-Ether) into fatty medium. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 19(S1), 73-78

Simoneau C., Rossi L. (2002) Creation of on-line solutions in support of the dissemination of legislative and analytical information on food contact materials. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 19(S1), 201-208

Gilbert J., Simoneau C., Cote D., Boenke A. (2000) An internet compendium of analytical methods and spectroscopic information for monomers and additives used in food packaging plastics. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 17(10), 889-893

Theobald A., Simoneau C., Hannaert P., Roncari P., Roncari A., Rudolph T., Anklam E. (2000) Occurence of bisphenol-F-diglycidyl-Ether (BFDGE) in fish canned in oil. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 17(10), 881-887

Theobald A., Simoneau C., Roncari P., Roncari A., Anklam E. (1999) Monitoring of bisphenol-A-diglycidyl-Ether (BADGE) in canned milk products and vegetable oils. Deutsche Lebensmittel Rundschau 95(9), 362-365

Simoneau C., Theobald A., Wiltschko D., Anklam, E. (1999) Intake of bisphenol-A-diglycidyl-ether (BADGE) from canned fish consumption in Europe and migration survey. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 16(11), 457-463

Theobald A., Simoneau C., Roncari P., Roncari A., Rudolph T., Anklam E. (1999) Correlations between the levels of bisphenol-a-diglycidylether (BADGE) in cans, lids and homogenised food matrix from canned fish in oil. Deutsche Lebensmittel Rundschau 95(5), 186-191

Simoneau C., Hannaert P. Stability testing of selected plastic additives for food contact in EU aqueous, fatty and alternative simulants. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 16(5), 197-206(1999)

Simoneau C., Theobald A., Hannaert P., Roncari P., Roncari A., Rudolph T., Anklam, E. (1999) Monitoring of bisphenol-A-diglycidyl-Ether (BADGE) in canned fish in oil. Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A: Chemistry, Analysis, Control, Exposure & Risk Assessment 16(5), 189-195

 

Other reports

New on 20 March 2014: Simoneau C. (2013) Dissemination and implementation of the new food safety tool for exposure assessment - Flavourings, Additives and food Contact materials Exposure Tool (FACET), Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 26472 EN

New on 20 March 2014: Simoneau C. (2013) Annual Activity Report 2012: European Union Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR  26187 EN

Suman M., Ezerskis Z., Simoneau C. (2011) Plasticisers in poly(vinyl chloride) gasket seals and in food matrixes: food safety implications and analytical solutions by mass spectrometry. in Food Quality: Control, Analysis and Consumer Concerns (eds. Medina D.A., Laine A.M.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-1-61122-917-2. pp. 443-457

Le-Bail A., Veyrand B., Durand S., Kadar H., Prost C., Grua J., Simoneau C., Perronnet A., Roelens G., Le Bizec B. (2011) Food contact material for baking: a review on associated chemical risks and technological issues. European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group Yearbook 2011/2012. VDMA Verlag GmbH. pp 75-88

Bailey A.B., Hoekstra E.J. (2011) Background Paper on Sources and Occurrence of Bisphenol A Relevant for Exposure of Consumers, Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meeting to Review Toxicological and Health Aspects of Bisphenol A, Ottawa, Canada, 1-5 November 2010

Hoekstra among others (2011) Report of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meeting to Review Toxicological and Health Aspects of Bisphenol, Ottawa, Canada, 1-5 November 2010

Aschberger K., Castello P., Hoekstra E., Karakitsios S., Munn S.,  Pakalin S., Sarigiannis D. (2010) Bisphenol A and baby bottles: challenges and perspectives; Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 24389 EN

Simoneau C. (2010) Activity Report 2009 of the European Union Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 24458 EN

Simoneau C, Beldi G., Franchini F, Hannaert P. (2008) Suitability of new sources of olive oil intended to be used as simulant D in migration testing. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23395 EN

Franz R., Simoneau C. (eds) (2008) Final report (synthetic version) of EU Project  QLK1-CT2002-2390 Foodmigrosure. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23686 EN

Simoneau C., Beldi G., Franchini F., Raffael B., Pellizoni L., De Marchi B. (2008) Consumer perception studies on the safety of food packaging. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23687 EN

Beldi G., Franchini F., Simoneau C. (Editors) (2008) Proceedings of closing conference of the EU project foodmigrosure QRLT-2001-2390 Modelling Migration from Plastics into Foodstuffs as a Novel and Cost Efficient Tool for Estimation of Consumer Exposure from Food Contacts Materials. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23688 EN

Simoneau C. (2008) Annual Activity Report 2007 of the Community Reference Laboratory for Food Contact Materials. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23394 EN

Beldi, G.; Franchini, F.; Simoneau, C. Modelling Migration from Plastics into Foodstuffs as a Novel and Cost Efficient Tool for Estimation of Consumer Exposure from Food Contacts Materials (QRLT-2001-2390 FOODMIGROSURE) Final Report, Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report,  EUR 22946 (2007)

Simoneau C. (2007) Training course of the use of diffusion modelling for predicting migration. JRC Technical Report

Paseiro P., Simoneau C., Franz R. (2006) Compilation of analytical methods for model migrants in foodstuffs' collection of method descriptions. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 22232 EN

Paseiro P., Simoneau C., Franz R. (2006) Compilation of analytical methods for model migrants in foodstuffs: Review of analytical methodologies. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 22552 EN

Simoneau C. (2004) Exposure assessment of epoxidised soybean oil in baby foods for infants. Review of data and assessment. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 21373 EN

Simoneau C. (2004) Review of EU data on food consumption surveys in support to exposure assessment for food contact materials. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 21371 EN

Hannaert P., Valzacchi S., Simoneau C. (2004) Stability of certified reference materials (CRMs) 537, 538, 539 for overall migration into olive oil by method specific time temperature exposures to olive oil by total immersion, single sided cell and pouch. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 21372 EN

Simoneau C. (2003) La sécurité alimentaire au niveau contamination chimique par les materiaux au contact et son contexte législatif européen. Industries Alimentaires et Agricoles 120(Dec), 23-25 Associations des Chimistes 0019-9311

Franz R., Castle L., Cooper I., Paseiro P., Mandanis A., Piringer O., Simoneau C., Steiner I., Hinrichs K. (2003) Modelling migration from plastics into foodstuffs as a novel and cost efficient tool for estimation of consumer exposure from food contact materials. Proceedings of the Euro Food Chem XII Strategies for safe food (Brugge, 24-26 September 2003) volume 2, 462-465

Pastorelli S. , Simoneau C. (eds) (2003) Proceedings of the workshop on: “Active Packaging for SMEs: Uses, Legislative Aspect and Science”, Ispra, 10 April 2003. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20775 EN

Simoneau C., Raffael B., Franz R. (2003) Assessing the safety and quality of recycled packaging materials, Chapter 14. In: Environmentally-friendly food processing (Matsson B., Sonesson U. (eds)),  Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition No. 91, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK, ISBN 1 85573 677 2.

Bradley E., Raffael B., Simoneau C. (2002) Chemical migration into dry foodstuffs. Drug, Cosmetics and Food Packaging, 03/2002

Bradley E., Raffael B., Simoneau C. (2002) Migration into dry foods. Food Packaging Bulletin 11(2)

Raffael B., Simoneau C. (eds) (2002)Proceedings of the final EU Project workshop FAIR CT-98-4318 “Recyclability of food packaging materials with respect to food safety considerations: polyethylene terephthalate (PET), paper and board and plastics covered by functional barriers”. EUR report 20249 EN

Raffael B., Simoneau C. (eds) (2002) Proceedings of the 1st International Forum on Researchers’ mobility, food packaging sector FYRM 2002. EUR 20259 EN

Simoneau C., Roncari A., Theobald A. (2001) Method description for the analysis of BADGE, its degradation products and potential substitutes by NPLC. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 19948 EN

Gilbert J., Simoneau C., Cote D., Boenke A. (2000) BCR information report on the design and creation of an internet compendium of analytical methods and spectroscopic information for monomers and additives used in food packaging. EUR technical report EUR 19507 EN

Simoneau C., Castle L., Gilbert J. (eds) (1998) Proceedings from the first workshop on paper and board for food contact applications, Ispra, 28-29 October 1997. EUR technical report EUR 18065 EN

 

Publications on drinking water and construction products in the distribution system

 

Peer-reviewed publications

Tsvetanova Z.G., Hoekstra E.J. (2012) Assessment of microbial growth potential of PVC flexible tubing in contact with drinking water. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 12(4), 489-495

Tsvetanova Z.G., Hoekstra E.J. (2010) The effect of the surface-to-volume contact ratio on the biomass production potential of the pipe products in contact with drinking water. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 10(1), 105–112

Tsvetanova Z.G., Hoekstra E.J. (2009) A study on assessment of biomass production potential (BPP) of pipe materials in contact with drinking water. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 9(4), 423-429

Hoekstra E.J. (2008) Towards an improved human exposure assessment for contaminants in drinking water released by products used for domestic water distribution. Water Practice and Technology 3(1), 19

 

Reports

Brenner A., Hoekstra E.J. (2012) Drinking Water Quality Standards and Regulations. Best Practice Guide on Metals Removal from Drinking Water by Treatment. International Water Association Publishing.

Benoliel M., Becker A., Bower M., Edwards M., Hayes C., Hoekstra E., Hydes O., Liu H., Makris K., Moore M.R., Postawa A., Prevost M., Schock M. (2011) Comments on the WHO booklet "childhood lead poisoning". Specialist group "Metals and related substances in drinking water" of the International Water Association.

Hayes C., Aertgeerts R., Barrott L., Becker A., Benoliel M., Croll B., Edwards M., Gari D., Hoekstra E., Jung M., Postawa A., Ruebel A., Russell L., Schock M., Skubala N., Witczak S., Tielemans M., Zabochnicka-Swiatek M. (2010) Best Practice Guide on the Control of Lead in Drinking Water. International Water Association Publishing.

Hayes C.R., Hoekstra E.J (2010) Technical Digest on Lead in Drinking Water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Technical Note, EUR 23812 EN

Hoekstra E.J., Hayes C.R., Aertgeerts R., Becker A., Jung M., Postawa A., Russell L., Witczak S. (2009) Guidance on sampling and monitoring for lead in drinking water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23812 EN

Tsvetanova Z., Hoekstra E.J. (2008) Impact of surface to water volume contact ratio on the biomass production potential of products in contact with drinking water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23663 EN

Hoekstra E.J., Aertgeerts R., Bonadonna L., Cortvriend J., Drury D., Goossens R., Jiggins P., Lucentini L., Mendel B., Rasmussen S., Tsvetanova Z., Versteegh A., Weil M. (2008) The Advice of the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Sampling and Monitoring to the Standing Committee on Drinking Water Concerning Sampling and Monitoring for the Revision of the Council Directive 98/83/EC. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23374 EN

Tsvetanova Z., Hoekstra E.J. (2008) Assessment of Biomass Production Potential of Products in Contact with Drinking Water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Technical Note, EUR 23089 EN

Ochromowicz K., Hoekstra E.J. (2005) ATP as an indicator of microbiological activity in tap water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 22157 EN

Hoekstra E.J., Pedroni V., Passarella R., Trincherini P.R. (2005) Elements in tap water – Part 2 – Quality assurance of analysis. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20672 EN/2

Hoekstra E.J. (2005) Leaching tests for products in contact with drinking water. In: Workshop proceedings of Problems around soil and waste I – Horizontal aspects of leaching on 14-15 February (Eds. B.M. Gawlik, G. Bidoglio). Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 21659 EN, 91-98

Cramer W., Ashworth J., Baron J., Van Breemen L., Degleris G., Endrullat K., Fielding M., Harper B., Herault S., Hoekstra E., Jönsson B., Legros C., Lloyd T., Mendel B., Rasmussen S. (2005) EAS – the European Acceptance Scheme for construction products in contact with drinking water – proposal of the Regulators Group. RG-CPDW 186 Final (Feb. 2005), S.P.I.05.63

Hoekstra E.J., Pedroni V., Passarella R., Trincherini P.R., Eisenreich S.J. (2004) Elements in tap water – Part 3 – Effect of sample volume and stagnation time on the concentration of the element. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20672 EN/3

Enkiri F., Colle D., Grummt T., Matthews C., Marcos R., Westphal H., Hoekstra E.J., Philippe M., Neveu P. (2004) CPDW project –Assessment of cytotoxicological potential of products in contact with drinking water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 21397 EN

Van der Kooij D., Albrechtsen H.-J., Corfitzen C.B., Ashworth J., Parry I., Enkiri F., Hambsch B., Hametner C., Kloiber R., Veenendaal H.R., Verhamme D., Hoekstra E.J. (2003) CPDW project – Assessment of the microbial growth support potential of products in contact with drinking water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20832 EN

James H., Bondant M., Hoekstra E.J., Langer S., Noij Th., Stottmeister E., Veschetti E. (2003) CPDW project – Assessment of migration of non-suspected compounds from products in contact with drinking water by GC-MS. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20833 EN

Rigal S., Ashworth J., Benoliel M., Cardoso V., van der Jagt H., Klinger J., Ottaviani M., Trinckquel E., Veschetti E., Wagner I., Hoekstra E.J. (2003) CPDW project – Assessment of effect of high level of disinfectants on products in contact with drinking water. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20838 EN

Rigal S., Ashworth J., Benoliel M., van der Jagt H., Klinger J., Ottaviani M., Wagner I., Hoekstra E.J. (2003) CPDW project – Review of high-level disinfection practices in drinking water distribution systems in the EU member states. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20842 EN

Hoekstra E.J., Trincherini P., Pedroni V., Passarella R., Rieth F., Savolainen R. (2003) Elements in tap water – Part 1 – initial sampling and measurements. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 20672 EN

 

Publications on toys

 

Simoneau C., Hannaert P. (authors), Sarigiannis D. (editor) (2009) Effect of the Nature and Concentration of Phthalates on Their Migration from PVC Materials Under Dynamic Simulated Conditions of Mouthing. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 23813 EN.

Simoneau C., Rijk R. (2001) Standard Operation Procedure for the determination of release of di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) in saliva simulant from toys and childcare articles using a head over heels dynamic agitation device. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 19899 EN

Simoneau C., Geiss H., Roncari A., Zocchi P., Hannaert P. (2001) Validation of methodologies for the release of di-isononyl phthalate in saliva simulant from toys. Publication Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, JRC Scientific and Technical Report, EUR 19826 EN

Simoneau C., Renner H. (1998) Compilation of methods to simulate phthalate migration from toys and childcare articles. EUR technical report, EUR 18669 EN

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