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EC Releases Amendment Regulation for REACH Test Methods

April 14, 2016

The European Commission (EC) officially published Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/266 of 7 December 2015 Amending, for the Purpose of its Adaptation to Technical Progress, Regulation (EC) No 440/2008 Laying Down Test Methods Pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on REACH.

Among the changes is the addition of Chapter A.24 Partition Coefficient (N-Octanol/Water), High Performance liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Method.

The regulation became effective on March 4, 2016.