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Unit 4.1 'Exposure Scenarios' focuses on sovereign duties which were transferred to division 4 on the basis of chemical policy regulations.
Therefore the focus is on preparation and processing of substance and product related dossiers under REACH- and Biocide regulations. In particular:
The unit participates with national and international committees which are useful for fulfilling legal duties and responsibilities. For example:
Unit 4.1 closely cooperates in projects with other units of the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) and with scientists of other institutes. These cooperation's as well as its own developments allow unit 4.1 to create the scientific and methodological basis required for fulfilling its sovereign duties. The main issues that are or were processed in projects are:
Compiling control guidance sheets for the Easy-to-use workplace control scheme for hazardous substances (EMKG) for
Investigations into exposure estimates and risk management measures for biocidal products, e.g.: