TITLE

IN BRIEF

PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Sep2014, Issue 475, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs related to European environmental policy as of September 2014, including the medical device industry being required to comply to the European Union's (EU) rules on hazardous substances and establishment of the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
97952945

 

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