Who are we?
Toxicowatch Foundation is an organization dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science of toxicology and raising awareness about toxic hazards.
Toxicowatch do research on Persistant Organic Pollutants, like dioxins, PCBs and brominated/fluorinated compounds in waste, flue gas and biomarkers. Source tracking of POPs in the environment and advising on regional and national level between government and industry.
On this website one can find information about the foundation, its mission and mainly the researched pollutants and their effects to our environment.
About NGO ToxicoWatch
The ToxicoWatch foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science of toxicology and raising awareness about toxic hazards.
Knowledge is power; to measure is to know.
Toxicowatch foundation has set a goal for connecting public concern and industrial and governmental issues on topics related to dioxins (POPs), hormone disruptors (EDCs) and other environmental pollutants. In general Toxicowatch aspires to raise public awareness on the topics of toxic hazards and the resulting health risks to our environment, food and lifestyle products.
The Toxicowatch foundation wants to catalyse the transition towards sustainable development, defined as the enhancement of peace, social justice and well-being, within and across generations.
Analyses of Persistent Environmental Pollutants (POPs) and Endocrine Disturbing Compounds (EDCs) in Harlingen, the Netherlands and in the world.
Bringing awareness of toxic hazards to the people, industry and government in order to enhance safety and well-being now and in the future.
International scientific cooperation on confining the use of environmental pollutants
Guiding values and strategic priorities:
Independent Organization: The Toxicowatch foundation is a scientific society dedicated to contributing to the society while maintaining its integrity by staying independent from commercial businesses and the government
Increase Scientific Impact: Toxicowatch serves the needs of the scientific discipline of Toxicology, with respect to the health of human and animal life and the environment and in determining the risks of chemical substances
Enhance member engagement
Promote recognition of toxicology
Build for the future of toxicology and work towards accelerating the global implementation of advanced toxicology into chemical risk assessment.
The Toxicowatch foundation has been given the status of 'Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling' (ANBI), which is approximately the Dutch equivalent to a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). This status is most beneficial for legal charges considering donations and gifts.
Download here the annual report
on financial data for the year 2018:
Toxicowatch is an independent foundation and hence does not rely on any governmental or commercial organizations. All the work done by the foundation is made possible by private donations.
Staff Members Toxicowatch Foundation
Advisory board members
NGO ToxicoWatch participate
the International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN) to work together for a Toxics-Free Future.
IPEN is a global network of NGOs dedicated to the common aim of eliminating Persistent Organic Pollutants.