Short CV/Education and training

  • 1976 – 1982
    Studied biology with a major in microbiology at the Technical University of Munich, Germany

  • 1986 – 1988
    Researcher at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany

  • 1988 – 1995
    Researcher at the GSF German Research Centre for Environmental Health in Munich

  • 1995 – 2013
    Researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM) in Hannover, Germany

  • since 2014
    independent Toxicologist

Selected publications

  • Ziemann, C. et al.: Gentoxicity testing of sulfur dioxide (SO2) in a mouse bone-marrow micronucleus test complemented with hematological endpoints. In: Mutation Research 679, 2010. pp. 38-46.

  • Hahn, S. et al.: Consumer exposure to biocides – identification of relevant sources and evaluation of possible health effects. In: Environmental Health 9, 2010. p. 7.

  • Bitsch, A. et al.: REPDOSE: A database on repeated dose toxicity studies of commercial chemicals - a multifunctional tool. In: Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 46, 2006. pp. 202-210.

  • Sagunski, H., Mangelsdorf, I.: Richtwerte für die Innenraumluft: Aromatenarme Kohlenwasserstoffgemische (C9-C14). In: Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48, 2005. pp. 803-812.

  • Berger-Preiß, E. et al.: Inhalational and dermal exposures during spray application of biocides. In: International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 208, 2005. pp. 357-372.

  • Voss, J.-U. et al.: Nephrotoxicity of organic solvents: biomarkers for early detection. In: Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78, 2005. pp. 475-485.


Selected projects

  • Environmental Health Criteria Documents

  • Concise International Chemical Assessment Documents

  • EU Risk Assessment Reports

  • IUCLID data records

  • SIDS Initial Assessment Reports

  • Reviewer for the (re-)authorisation of veterinary drugs

  • Dossier preparation for biocidal products

  • Commissioning and monitoring of studies

  • Registration of chemicals

  • Creation of draft of the Technical Notes for Guidance for the preparation of dossiers for biocidal products

  • Creation of a database of investigations on toxicity due to repeated exposure for deducing structure–activity relationships

  • Review to identify suitable parameters for the early recognition of renal toxicity due to exposure in the workplace to solvents

  • Review to extrapolate data from animal experiments on male fertility to humans

  • Review of the influence of particle size and composition on particle toxicity

  • Risk assessment for contamination by biocides in interior spaces

  • Evaluation of human studies on VOCs and SVOCs

  • Methods of assessing the health risks of substances using UBA – a comparison of methods for national and international bases of assessment

  • analysis of the extrapolation factors for time, species, path with the aid of the database RepDose

  • Derivation of a TTC for inhalation

  • EU projects

  • A-cute-Tox, OSIRIS, Opentox, CHEMSCREEN

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Nutrition Diet and Allergy (NDA)-Panel of the European Food Safety Authority EFSA (since 2015)

  • Temporary Advisor to the WHO

  • Indoor Air Commission

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