Other Test Methods Viable Replacement for Animal Testing of Chemical Burn Agents
The new Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM), formed by NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program, concludes for the first time that non-animal tests can replace the use of laboratory animals in chemical tests to determine if a chemical is likely to burn or corrode human skin.
- 2010: Leading Toxicologists Highlight Advances to Safeguard Public Health NIEHS and NTP Research Showcased at SOT Annual Meeting
- 2009: Countries Unite to Reduce Animal Use in Product Toxicity Testing Worldwide
- 2008: Plan Expedites Alternatives to Animal Testing
- 2001: Drop of 30 Percent in Use of Animals in Some Tests Could Be Quickly Achieved through Use of Cells, U.S. Says
- 2000: EPA, OSHA and CPSC Accept Non-Animal System for Screening Chemicals - Skin Corrosiveness
- 1999: A Big Step in Reducing Animal Testing: FDA, EPA, OSHA and CPSC Accept Alternative Test for Allergic Contact Dermatitis Following Review, Approval by an Independent Scientific Panel