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A-005-2011

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DECISION OF THE BOARD OF APPEAL
OF THE EUROPEAN CHEMICALS AGENCY
29 April 2013
(Compliance check of a registration – Testing involving vertebrate animals –
Principle of last resort - Section 8.6.4 of Annex X– Discretion of the Agency Principle of proportionality)

Case number

A-005-2011

Language
of the case

English

Appellant

Honeywell Belgium N.V.
Belgium

Representative

Messrs Herbert Estreicher and Marcus Navin-Jones
Keller and Heckman LLP
Brussels
Belgium

Intervener (I)

DuPont de Nemours (Nederland) B.V.
The Netherlands
Represented by:
Mr Terrence A. Vandeveld and Ms Teny Nicoghossian
Du Pont de Nemours International Sàrl
Geneva
Switzerland

Intervener (II)

European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE)
United Kingdom
Represented by:
Dr Katy Taylor
London
United Kingdom

Contested
decision

CCH-D-0000001396-72-03/F of 22 March 2011 adopted
by the European Chemicals Agency (hereinafter the
‘Agency’) pursuant to Article 41 of Regulation (EC) No
1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council
concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation
and Restriction of Chemicals (OJ L 396, 30.12.2006, p. 1;
corrected by OJ L 136, 29.5.2007, p. 3; hereinafter the
‘REACH Regulation’)