English translation: obligation to request for existing (third-party) test(ing)/study results
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10:20 Jan 9, 2003
German to English translations [PRO] Law/Patents
German term or phrase:Voranfragepflicht
In a text about the chemical industry. It seems to mean (in this context) that in order to reduce the number of laboratory animals used, companies have to ask whether a particular substance has already been tested before they go ahead and do a test of their own.