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GER: Database of nontechnical project summaries publicly available

When the third amendment to the Animal Protection Law came into force in Germany on July 12, 2013 and the associated Ger­man regulation on the use of animals for experimental purposes came into force on August 13, 2013, it became obligatory in Germany to enclose a nontechnical project summary with every application to perform an animal experiment.

The competent authority sends the respective nontechnical project summaries of approved projects to the Bundesamt für Risikobewertung (BfR). These are published within twelve months in the public database AnimalTestInfo (




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