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 [...]

6 09, 2017

Publication new MeClas article

Frederik Verdonck, Patrick Van Sprang and Isabelle Vercaigne from the ARCHE Consulting team are co-author of the new MeClas article “MeClas: An online tool for hazard identification and classification of complex inorganic metal-containing materials”. MeClas is a web-based tool to [...]

11 05, 2017

Newsletter: regulatory updates across EU

REACH New manual completeness check by ECHA With the introduction of IUCLID 6 also came an enhanced completeness check. The automated checks performed by the Technical Completeness Check (TCC) have been revised and in addition a Manual Completeness [...]