Who we are

The HEHS Center, standing for Human and Environmental Health and Safety Center, offers technological support to industries to ensure that their technology based-products and processes are safe for human health and environment.

We provide technology based solutions for advancing medical science and disease treatment in human healthcare. We work with various sectors such as materials, chemicals, transport, construction, packaging, textile, energy, medicine, food, cosmetics, and detergents.

The Center was founded by Leitat, a private technical institute located in Barcelona, to respond to growing market demand in the field of safety for humans and the environment.

What we offer

Testing Services

Risk assessment of manufactured products and substances and mitigation strategies to reduce risks to acceptable levels

Advisory Services

Compliance with EU Chemicals Regulations such as REACH, CLP BPR and voluntary schemes such as EU Ecolabel

Research & Development

Projects on substitution of substances of very high concern, refinement of testing strategies, elaboration of exposure scenarios

Technical Trainings

Training services on technical subjects such as REACH and CLP regulations tailored to the customers' needs

Areas of Expertise

Nanomaterials Safety

Chemical Regulation




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Meet us at Nanosafe 2018

Organized every two years in Grenoble since 2008, nanoSAFE conference is intended for sharing latest research results on health and safety issues related to nanomaterials and beyond for a socially responsible approach. ​​​​The Sixth International Read more…

Get in Touch

Find us at the office

Carrer de Pallars 179-185

08005 Barcelona (Spain)

Give us a ring

+34 93 788 23 00


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