TITLE

Commission, Industry Agree on Plan to Cut Animal Testing

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Chemical Week;6/28/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the agreement between the European Commission and the chemical industry to reduce laboratory testing of animals in the European Union as of June 28, 2006. The commission and the industry bodies formed the European Partnership on Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) in 2005 to prepare the program. A first annual update on implementation of the program will be published by EPAA, after which the plan will be reviewed on a regular basis by a mirror group of experts.
ACCESSION #
21518174

 

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