• Bygningstorvet, 115, 046

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


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Exposure assessment
Tools for evaluating human/ecological exposure.
ISES 2020 award

Chemical substitution
Framework for including life cycle impacts in alternatives assessment.

Pesticide evaluation
Methods for assessing pesticide emissions and environmental impacts.

Air pollution modeling
Approaches for integrating indoor and outdoor PM2.5 exposure and health effects.

USEtox modeling framework
Scientific consensus building in human toxicity and ecotoxicity modeling of chemicals.

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Fantke etal 2021

Peter Fantke is professor for quantitative sustainability assessment with focus on assessing life cycle fate, exposure, and effects of chemicals. He is director of USEtox, the UNEP/SETAC scientific consensus model for characterizing chemical toxicity and ecotoxicity, and coordinates global task forces on quantifying emissions of pesticides and addressing impacts from exposure to toxic chemicals and fine particulate matter.

Research areas

  • Life Cycle Impact Assessment
  • Chemical Substitution
  • Safe and sustainable by design (SSbD)
  • Food and Consumer Products Exposure
  • Integrated Assessment Modeling

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


  • User defined:
  • Life Cycle Impact Assessment
  • Chemical substitution
  • Exposure Assessment
  • Safe and sustainable by design (SSbD)


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