11 10, 2018

Successful 7th edition BPR Symposium

On Tuesday 9 October 2018 we organised a successful 7th edition of our yearly BPR Symposium. The presentations focused on Biocidal Product Family, Letter of Access, in situ generated active substances and physico-chemical properties. These topics are still evolving [...]

4 09, 2018

“TK/TD modelling approaches” ready for use in aquatic risk assessments states EFSA!

Key for more realistic risk assessments?  On August 23, EFSA released their “Scientific Opinion on the state of the art of Toxicokinetic / Toxicodynamic (TKTD) effect models for regulatory risk assessment of pesticides for aquatic organisms”. What does this [...]

16 07, 2018

Stakeholder Consultation on PFHxS and PFHxS-related Substances

Risk & Policy Analysts (RPA), together with ARCHE Consulting have been appointed by the Norwegian Environment Agency to collect information on the uses and emissions of PFHxS and PFHxS-related substances, alternatives, substitution costs and a socio-economic analysis for the proposed [...]

11 07, 2018

Welcome to two new staff members

We welcome two new staff members that will strengthen our core services in both metals and biocides. Charlotte Nys brings valuable knowledge on board with regard to bioavailability modeling of metals (BLM modeling) and the effects of metal mixtures (combination [...]

15 05, 2018

Successful SETAC meeting in Rome

Six of our staff members have shared their expertise at the SETAC conference in Rome from 13 till 17 May. With 5 oral presentations and 10 poster sessions we were again quite active. More information about SETAC Rome can be [...]

9 04, 2018


Chromium, Niobium, Molybdenum and Vanadium are of strategic importance for the competitiveness of the European economy. But Europe is highly dependent on import for these metals, leading to an inflexible and insecure supply. At the same time, a wealth [...]

9 02, 2018

The EU Circular Economy: why metals matter

Metals matter in the EU Circular Economy. Why? Check out this 2 minute animation to find out. We need policy-makers' help to prevent metals from being landfilled, incinerated, or exported outside of Europe. Source: Eurometaux (European Metals Association)

3 10, 2017

Call of interest – 3 biocidal product consortia

ARCHE Consortia is collecting interest to form consortia to share costs for companies who are placing biocidal products on the market with the following active substances: sodium dichloroisocyanurate dihydrate (NaDCC, PT 2-5) CAS 51580-86-0 pyrethrins and pyrethroids (PT 18,19) CAS 8003-34-7 hydrogen peroxide (PT 11,12) CAS [...]