Monday, October 10, 2005

EU Environment Committee passes REACH - chemical testing program

The EU Parliament's environmental committee has passed the REACH program -- providing testing for low volume chemical under limited circumstances, but substantial testing for intermediate volume chemicals and full testing for high volume chemicals -- and banning animal studies if there are viable alternatives.  A vote of the full parliament is expected in mid-November.  REACH vote

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