Sixth meeting of the NGO-ECHA discussion platform

NGO representatives and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) met in February for the sixth meeting of the platform. The topics included the application for authorisation process, ECHA’s approach to transparency and animal welfare. The meeting covered the economic feasibility of alternatives in the authorisation process, follow-up of the recent ombudsman decision on the promotion of alternative methods and progress made with guidance and web updates for skin and eye irritation, skin sensitisation and reproductive toxicity. For details of the meeting go to: Meeting note

ECHA enews, 18 February 2015 ;http://echa.europa.eu ;