Optimized Strategies for Risk Assessment
of Industrial Chemicals through Integration
of Non-Test and Test Information

OSIRIS Stakeholder Workshop

Integrated Testing Strategies

The OSIRIS ITS Stakeholder Workshop has been held
on Tuesday 8 March – Wednesday 9 March 2011
at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ in Leipzig, Germany.

Key stakeholders and experts from regulatory authorities, industry and academia were invited to test the methods and Integrated Testing Strategies (ITS) developed within OSIRIS. The feedback for the final phase of the project was highly appreciated.

The Workshop addressed the five ITS implemented in the OSIRIS Webtool:
• Skin sensitisation
• Mutagenicity & carcinogenicity
• Repeated dose toxicity
• Aquatic toxicity
• Bioconcentration factor.

The ITS presentation and discussion included:
• Background information on the ITS
• Demonstration of the ITS Webtool with concrete examples
• Practical application and exercises
• Feedback.

More detailed information including the workshop programme can be found in the following


Leipziger KUBUS
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig

For more information on the workshop please contact:

Ludger Benighaus
DIALOGIK, non-profit corporation for communication and cooperation research mbH
Lerchenstraße 22, 70176 Stuttgart, Germany
Tel. +49-6221-587370
Fax: +49-6221-587366

OSIRIS Finished

The official end of the project was reached in September 2011. We thank all partners for their excellent cooperation. The public report giving an overview on the major achievements has been submitted to the European Commission. For legal reasons, please ask them in case you are interested in obtaining a copy. Please note, this news column will no more be updated.

OSIRIS Models and Webtool

ChemProp is publicly available and still being enhanced. A license agreement is necessary to obtain ChemProp
ChemProp: License agreement download

The OSIRIS webtool is no more available.

In general, information, downloads and links concerning software developed within OSIRIS can be found here:
Software overview