Committee work

Since 2018 FoBiG is acknowledged by the German Society of Toxicology as an institution for continued education in toxicology.

FoBiG is engaged with its expertise in various honorary committees.

Dr. Klaus Schneider is member of the committee on „Exposure Assessment and Standardisation" of the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, BfR). Besides other activities, he worked as a temporary adviser for the “Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives” (JECFA) on the evaluation of food contaminants and additives.

In 2014 Dr. Ulrike Schuhmacher-Wolz was nominated as a member of the German Commission for Drinking Water of the Federal Ministry of Health at the Environmental Federal Agency. She and Klaus Schneider are active members of the working group „Regulatory toxicology“ of the German Society for Toxicology (GT/DGPT).

Dr. Fritz Kalberlah is a member the “Sub-Committee III of the German Committee for Hazardous Substances” („Ausschusses für Gefahrstoffe“, AGS) and chairs its working group on exposure-risk relationships. He also contributed to the “Ad-hoc Committee on Risks”, established by the German Ministry of the Environment in 2000.

FoBiG staff members are members of the German Society for Toxicology (GT/DGPT), the Society of German Chemists (GdCh), the EUROTOX Risk Assessment Speciality Section and the International Society for Exposure Science (ISES).