Reproduction Toxicology

Web Training – bookable at any time

Duration: approx. 1.5 work days
(08:29 hrs video training + online exam)

Course fee: 900 EUR + VAT



The target of this course is to contribute to the qualification of the safety assessor for the part of “Reproduction Toxicology”.

This training course provides an introduction into the basics of reproductive toxicology including the following topics: Anatomy of the genital organs; The hormonal control mechanisms of human procreation; Basics of developmental biology of humans; Overview on reproductive toxicology, e. g. test methods; In vitro methods for the determination of damaging mechanisms; Endocrine disruptors; Structure/effect relationships; Evaluation of cosmetic ingredients.


No Title Speaker
1 Education Course for Safety Assessors in the Cosmetics Industry: Introduction and Objectives Dr. Schuh
2 Anatomy of Genital Organs, Physiology and Regulation of Reproduction Dr. Schuh
3 Basics of Human Developmental Biology Dr. Röhrdanz
4 Survey on Reproduction Toxicology – Definitions, Essential Terminology, Types an Categories of Congenital Malformations, Regulatory Guidelines and Test Methods, Typical Scientific Objectives and Testing Strategies Dr. Buschmann
5 In-vitro Methods for Investigations into Mechanisms of Damage Dr. Röhrdanz
6 Detection and Evaluation of Male Reproductive Toxicity Dr. Ulbrich
7 Endocrine Active Substances – State of Current Scientific Knowledge Dr. Schuh
8 Endocrine Disruptors – Substances Exerting Hormone-Like Effects – Regulatory Framework and Public Debate Dr. Schuh
9 Retinoids – Vitamin A Derivatives Dr. Röhrdanz
10 Safety Evaluation of Cosmetic Ingredients in the Absence of Results from Standard Toxicology Studies Dr. Schuh
11 Inclusion of Reproduction-toxicological Data into Safety Assessment – Examples Relevant for Cosmetic Products Dr. Schuh

Duration: 08:29 hrs video training



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Practical Information

Upon receipt of the payment, the subscriber will be notified that he/she may start the training. After having started the web training for the first time, the user will be able to access the course videos at any time for a period of 10 days. PDF-files of the presentations are made available for download. After completion of the web training, the participant can start the online exam within another 4 weeks. The exam must be completed within 1 hour after activation and can be repeated once.


Web Training: Reproduction Toxicology

(bookable at any time)

Course fee: 900 EUR + VAT


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