Delay in chemicals testing
Case OI/2/2016/RH - Opened on Tuesday | 16 February 2016 - Decision on Tuesday | 18 July 2017 - Institution concerned European Commission (No further inquiries justified )
The Ombudsman in February opened a strategic inquiry into the delay in the European Commission's handling of over 200 proposals to test chemicals to determine potential harm to human reproductive health. The inquiry aims to find out what the Commission is doing to ensure that decisions on these files are taken as quickly as possible. The Ombudsman has asked for a response by 31 May 2016.