2014IDEA Annual Review
December 17th, 2014
EUROFORUM building (EUFO) - 10 rue Robert Stumper - L-2557 Luxembourg

Ground floor meeting room

  • 10:00 - 10:15

    Welcome and opening by the Commission

    The IDEA project, initiated by industry, managed by an independent Supervisory Group, is politically supported by the Commission through an annual review. The project’s objective, to develop high quality safety assessment in the area of fragrance allergens, is of key concern for the Commission.

  • 10:15 - 10:30

    The IDEA Project AFTER two years

    (Prof. J. Bridges – chair of IDEA Supervisory Group)

    The IDEA project is designed to provide a broadly agreed and transparent framework for assessing fragrance sensitizers globally via the development of strong partnerships between the international fragrance industry and its stakeholders. Two years after its official kick-off, this Annual Review should allow to monitor the progress made and identify the key priorities to be addressed.

  • 10:30 - 11:15

    Refinement and validation of the dermal sensitization QRA

    (Prof. J. Bridges)

    One of the four important tasks to be tackled by the IDEA project was the development of a systematic and scientifically-robust methodology to prevent consumers from getting sensitized to allergens. In that end, significant time and efforts have been dedicated to the revision of the Dermal Sensitization QRA. An interim report has been submitted to the EU Commission (DG Sanco – B2).

  • 11:15 - 12:00

    Risk Assessment of Pre- and Pro-Haptens

    (Dr. M. Vey)

    Based on the recommendations produced at the 2013 pre- & pro-hapten workshop, the IDEA Hydroperoxydes TF has been formed and convened for the first time on March 24th, 2014. A progress report on the discussions and main recommendations made by the experts represented in this task force will be presented along with a report of the actions taken so far.

  • 12:00 - 13:00


  • 13:00 - 14:00

    Characterization of Fragrance Allergens – September 23-25th, 2014

    (Dr. I. White)

    A progress report on the discussions and main recommendations made by the experts who attended the workshop will be presented along with a report of the initiatives and actions taken so far.

  • 14:00 - 14:20

    The Commission's evaluation of the IDEA Project

    (DG Sanco B Directorate)

  • 14:20 - 14:45

    Key Conclusions of the IDEA Annual Review 2014

    (Prof. J. Bridges and Dr. H. Bender)

  • 14:45 - 15:00

    Industry's Commitment to continuous deliveries

    (Senior Executive of IFRA Member Company)

  • 15:00 - 15:15

    Closing by the Commission