EU and chemicals industry set to cut animal testing

June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the European Partnership on Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing launched by European Commission and the chemical industry in Europe in June 2006. The purpose of the process is to utilize more humane testing. The process limits the number of animal testing and replaces animals in regulatory tests.


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