Current Insights

Testing the Stability of Substances and Products

11th November 2020

The stability and quality of all plant protection products and biocidal products need to be demonstrated over their entire market life.

Enantioselective analysis in environmental risk assessment

29th October 2020

By Patrick Riefer, Head of Environmental Fate - In the guidance document on risk assessments of active substances in plant protection products that have enantiomers or stereoisomers as components or impurities, and for transformation products of active substances that ma

ibacon’s bespoke facilities enable year-round environmental risk assessment of Non-Target Terrestrial Plants

28th October 2020

Carrying out environmental risk assessment testing on outdoor Non-Target Terrestrial Plants (NTTP) is something that is dependent on the season. In many regions around the world the testing of NTTP is restricted to the growing season.

How the XETA test is transforming testing for endocrine disruption

22nd October 2020

By Maria Meinerling, Head Of Scientific and Technological Innovation, Vice Head of Test Facility - Assessing and testing chemicals for their endocrine potential is scientifically demanding and requires both specific expertise and high-tech laboratories.

Modelling approaches can be a valuable addition to market authorization dossiers

21st October 2020

By Benoit Goussen, Section Head Ecological Modelling - Combining modelling methods with more traditional experimental methods can deliver important supplementary data when investigating the potential en

State-of-the art laboratories offer excellent techniques in assessing environmental fate

15th October 2020

By Patrick Riefer, Section Head Environmental Fate - Recent lab investments at ibacon now enable us to carry out a broad spectrum of environmental fate laboratory studies. They also allow us to offer a swift turnaround.

Xenopus Embryonic Thyroid Assay in co-operation with Laboratoire Watchfrog

31st July 2019 - 31st December 2019

Amphibian metamorphosis is controlled by thyroid hormones and is associated with TH/bZIP gene expression. This process can be made visible through use of the "Green Fluorescent Protein" (GFP); exhibiting bright green fluorescence under TH/bZIP gene expression.

New archive room

1st December 2016 - 31st December 2016

2016 is a successfull year. A huge amount of studies has already been finalised and the studies as well as the relating data need to be securely stored according to GLP regulations.