Call for Informationslide

The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks has received a request for a scientific opinion on Mercury Sphygmomanometers in Healthcare and the Feasibility of Alternativespdf.

Scope of the call for information:

Interested parties are invited to submit information on the following topics:

1) Comparison of mercury-based sphygmomanometers with their alternatives;

2) Possible health-related adverse effects related to the switch from mercury-based sphygmomanometers to their alternatives;

3) Calibration of sphygmomanometers.

Submission of information:

All information should be submitted in electronic form to: Sanco-call-information@ec.europa.eu specifying “Sphygmomanometers - Call for Information” in the subject line of the e-mail.

All information is considered public unless otherwise stated by the provider.

A document on guidelines for submission of contributions, containing criteria for the call for information and guidance for submission can be found herepdf.

Deadline for submission of information: Wednesday, 24 June 2009.

Further information:

More information on SCENIHR and the other Scientific Committees of the European Commission can be found here.



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