IATA health conference 2014 – presentations

Presentations from the International Air Transport Association 2014 Health Conference, including from the UK Committee on Toxicity and Dutch airline KLM. CABIN AIR QUALITY THE COT INVOLVEMENT AND FINDINGS – Professor David Coggon The following presentations have been removed following an IATA copyright claim: Aircraft Cabin Air Quality: What has happened to the CEN & SAE…

EASA tenders Cabin Air Quality Measurement Campaign

The Agency, in agreement with the European Commission and various aviation stakeholders, decided that an independent more in depth, large-scale, research project is needed to: develop a comprehensive understanding of the chemical substances which may contribute to cabin air contamination and their concentration, and,  identify precisely if there are any safety and/or potential long/short-term health…

OPEN LETTER – Aerotoxic Chairman to Prof. of Toxicology on KLM’s controversial report

Aerotoxic Association chairman, John Hoyte writes an open letter Prof. Cranmer, professor of toxicology at the University of Arkansas and the editor in chief of Elsevier, which published KLM’s controversial Health risk assessment of exposure to TriCresyl Phosphates (TCPs) in aircraft: A commentary Read the reply by Dr. Joan Cranmer, Editor of Neurotoxicology, here. Read…

Health risk assessment of exposure to TriCresyl Phosphates (TCPs) in aircraft: A commentary

Abstract Possible exposure to TriCresyl Phosphates (TCPs) has led to concerns among airline crew members. One isomer, Tri-ortho-Cresyl Phosphate (ToCP) is known to be neurotoxic and exposure to ToCP via contaminated cabin air has been suggested to be associated with the alleged Aerotoxic syndrome. The symptoms associated with Aerotoxic syndrome are diverse, including headaches, loss…