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The European Commission (EC) has enacted a new regulation entitled as Commission Regulation (EU) 2017⁄706 amending Annex VII to Regulation (EC) No 1907⁄2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards skin sensitization and repealing Commission Regulation (EU) 2016⁄1688.
The regulation amends Annex VII to include the following replacement:
- 3. Skin sensitization
- 3.1. Skin sensitization, in vitro/in chemico
- 3.2. Skin sensitization, in vivo
The regulation was enacted on April 19, 2017 and will be enforced on May 11, 2017.