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Breaking News! Eurofins Agroscience Services GmbH and MITOX Trial Management BV join forces

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Niefern Öschelbronn, May 6, 2013 - Eurofins Agroscience Services announces the acquisition of MITOX Trial Management BV (MITOX)

The services offered by MITOX will further strengthen Eurofins' agroscience portfolio with outstanding scientific and regulatory expertise. This includes the performance of bioassays with non-target arthropods (NTA's) at all testing tiers, the identification of terrestrial arthropods and its field operations in Southern Europe.

MITOX provides environmental studies and regulatory services since the early 1980s and is well-established in the Agrochemical industry. It operates sites in The Netherlands and the South West of France (Armagnac area). The company brings extensive experience and knowledge in both Taxonomy and Environmental toxicology.

Klaus Kügler, Head of Eurofins Agroscience Services says "MITOX represents an excellent strategic fit so this is a great opportunity for us. Our clients will benefit from a broader range of services and an increase in capabilities and flexibility."

Frank Bakker will remain in his position as Managing Director of MITOX. "During my 33 years at MITOX, we have built up a strong position within the Agrochemical industry and are recognized by the high quality of service that we provide. Eurofins Agroscience Services is a well-known name in the industry for those same attributes, and I am pleased to become part of this team. This will give us the opportunity to share best practices, leverage our strengths, and provide our clients with an expanded offering."

About Eurofins Agroscience Services Group

Eurofins Agroscience Services is a global service provider to the Agrochemical, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry. The Group offers a comprehensive range of testing and regulatory services and is expert in managing global field studies, worker exposure studies, ecotoxicology, analytical services, physico-chemical property testing, environmental fate laboratories and field studies. With an in-house team of experienced scientists and regulatory specialists, EAS Group is available to support manufacturers throughout the regulatory process.