Dear Secretariat General of the European Commission,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
-all correspondence (including letters, emails and text messages), agendas, minutes of meetings, minutes of phone calls, reports and any kind of other policy documents, where the German laboratory LPT (Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology) was discussed/mentioned/referred to, especially, but not exclusively, in relation to possible fraud/forgery of test data and/or mistreatment of test animals. Time frame of this request: Between December 1st 2018 and September 1st 2020.
More information on LPT: https://www.lpt-pharm-tox.de/
Do not hesitate to get back to me should you need any further information which could facilitate your research.
My postal address:
Ares(2020)4775157 - RE: access to documents request - Laboratory of
Pharmacology and Toxicology (5) --- Ref. Gestdem 2020/5384
Sent by ve_sg.accessdoc (SG) <[SG request email]>. All responses have
to be sent to this email address.
Envoyé par ve_sg.accessdoc (SG) <[SG request email]>. Toutes les
réponses doivent être effectuées à cette adresse électronique.
Thank you for your e-mail of 11/09/2020. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on
12/09/2020 under reference number GESTDEM 2020/5384.
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days.
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Please find attached document Ares(2020)5227783 from SLEATH William (SG.DSG2.F) dated 05/10/2020.
Veuillez trouver ci-joint le document Ares(2020)5227783 de SLEATH William (SG.DSG2.F) daté du 05/10/2020.
Dear Mr Harmsen,
We refer to your request for public access to documents of 11 September
2020, registered on 12 September 2020, under the above-mentioned reference
number. Your request concerns “all correspondence (including letters,
emails and text messages), agendas, minutes of meetings, minutes of phone
calls, reports and any kind of other policy documents, where the German
laboratory LPT (Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology) was
discussed/mentioned/referred to, especially, but not exclusively, in
relation to possible fraud/forgery of test data and/or mistreatment of
Your request covers the period from 1 December 2018 to 1 September 2020.
Having searched our records, we would like to inform you that we do not
hold any document that corresponds to your request. As specified in
Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, the right of access as
defined in that regulation applies only to existing documents in the
possession of the institution.
Given that no such documents, corresponding to the description given in
your application, are held by the Secretariat-General, we are not in a
position to follow up on your request.
Please note that this reply concerns only documents held by the
Secretariat-General. Your requests concerning other services were
registered under separate numbers and will be handled by those services.
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are
entitled to make a confirmatory application requesting the Commission to
review this position.
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days
upon receipt of this letter to the Secretariat-General of the Commission
at the following address:
Transparency, Document Management & Access to Documents (SG.C.1)
or by email to: [SG request email]
SG DIRECTION F
Citizens, Health, Migration and Security Union