- February 28, 2021
ECHA Board of Appeal | Germany LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, Schirm GmbH | 25 February 2021 | Assessment error of Diuron
Subject matter: A decision taken by the European Chemicals Agency pursuant to
Article 46(1) of the REACH Regulation
Remedy sought by the Appellants
On 26 October 2020, the Agency adopted the Contested Decision requesting the Appellants to
submit information on a larval amphibian growth and development assay (the ‘LAGDA’)
according to OECD test guideline 241 using African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis), including
measurements of plasma vitellogenin. The study was requested to clarify concerns about the
potential endocrine disrupting properties of diuron in the environment.
The Appellants request the Board of Appeal to annul the Contested Decision.
The Appellants also request the Board of Appeal to order the Agency to refund the appeal fee.Link to the ECHA Board of Appeal | Germany LANXESS Deutschland GmbH, Schirm GmbH | Assessment error of Diuron