ECHA Underscores Need For New Funding To Improve Functioning Of REACH, CLP
In its third report on the operation of core chemicals safety management programs, the European Chemicals Agency highlights declining fee income in recent years and proposes a new financing model that would afford greater predictability and support for ongoing priorities.
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