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Call for expressions of interest in membership of new Scientific Committees (non food)

The European Commission adopted, on 3 March 2004, a Decision 2004/210/EC es de el fr it nl pt fi sv which established three new Scientific Committees in the fields of consumer safety, public health and the environment.

. The Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP)
. The Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER)
. The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health risks (SCENIHR)

The new committees will replace the Scientific Committee on Cosmetic Products and Non-food products intended for Consumers, the Scientific Committee on Toxicity, Ecotoxicity and the Environment and the Scientific Committee on Medicinal Products and Medical Devices. However the members of these Committees will remain in office until the nomination of the members of the new Committees.

The role of the Committees is to give the Commission high quality and independent scientific advice on matters relating to consumer safety or risks to public health or to the environment.

A call for expressions of interest es de el fr it nl pt fi sv for scientists interested in becoming members of one of these committees was published on 11 March 2004 in Official Journal S50. 

N.B. Corrigendum es de el fr it nl pt fi sv to OJ publication of call.

The closing date for the call was 14 April 2004 for all applications.