NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The US Environmental Protection Agency has hired BioFocus DPI to procure chemicals and manage compounds for the agency’s ToxCast program, BioFocus parent company Galapagos said yesterday. 
Galapagos said the contract has a total value of as much as €6.3 million ($8.6 million) over up to five years.
Under the agreement, BioFocus will “acquire, analyze, store, format and deliver specific compounds” to the EPA at various sites,” the company said.

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