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Human Safety Testing for Industrial Chemicals / REACH

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Eurofins is a global service provider to the Chemical industry, offering a comprehensive range of testing and consultancy services for REACH as well as for worldwide registrations. We are backed by a large team of experienced scientists and regulatory specialists that are available to support you with all steps of the regulatory process under REACH. This includes both phase-in and the non-phase-in substances.

The REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 became effective June 1, 2007 creating a single registration system for both new and existing chemicals in Europe. The main objectives of REACH are to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness of the EU chemicals industry.

The upcoming deadline 2018 for substances over 1 t/a (phase 3 substances) covers less widely used substances and it is likely that less data will already be available to fulfill the REACH requirements. Therefore we encourage our clients to start planning at an early stage to ensure laboratory and regulatory capacity.

Due to a large variety of chemicals tested for the REACH deadlines in 2010 and 2013 we are well prepared to effectively support you also for the 2018 deadline as well as for registrations outside the EU.

For more information about our REACH testing capacities please visit the Eurofins REACH website.

Our Profile of Services for the Safety Testing of Chemicals:

Full toxicology portfolio according to Annex VII-X of the REACH directive

  • Skin irritation / corrosion (in vitro / in vivo)
  • Eye irritation / corrosion (in vitro / in vivo)
  • Sensitization (in vitro / in vivo)
  • Genetic Toxicology
  • Acute Toxicity
  • Repeated Dose Toxicity
  • Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology (DART)
  • Toxicokinetic Studies
  • Carcinogenicity
  • Endocrine Disruptors

In close cooperation with other laboratories within the Eurofins network, especially with our partner Eurofins Agroscience Services, we are able to offer physicochemical and ecotoxicology services as well.

Besides the standard testing battery we offer additional studies and individual advice concerning your specific project with regard to scientific and regulatory requirements. These customized test designs help to address specific safety concerns.