Animal Experiments: Chemicals

Home Office written question – answered am ar 28 Hydref 2021.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the additional number of animal tests that will be required to be carried out in the UK as a result of the decision to align with the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency in the 2020 Symrise ruling and its approach to regulatory chemical testing.

Photo of Rachel Maclean Rachel Maclean The Minister of State, Home Department, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

There will be no increase in animal testing carried out in the UK because the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency in the 2020 Symrise ruling and its approach to regulatory chemical testing reflects the approach already taken in the UK.

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