National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

ICCVAM Member Agencies

ICCVAM is composed of representatives of U.S. Federal regulatory and research agencies that require, use, generate, or disseminate toxicological and safety testing information for chemicals, products, and other substances. Participation on ICCVAM allows these agencies to collaborate in the development and evaluation of new, improved, and alternative test methods and strategies.

Many ICCVAM member agencies have webpages describing specific research, development, translation, and validation activities relevant to alternative test methods. Links below lead to those pages and to the main pages of ICCVAM member agency websites.

ICCVAM Agency Representatives (updated August 2015)

ICCVAM Agency Representative list with contact information (updated August 2015)

Please note: The links below lead to pages outside the NTP website. These links are for the convenience of visitors to our site; however, we are not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

NIEHS website
NIEHS webpage: "Since You Asked - Alternatives to Animal Testing" 

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

ATSDR website

Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC website 
CPSC webpage: "Recommended Procedures Regarding the CPSC's Policy on Animal Testing"

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA website
EPA webpage: "Test Guidelines for Data Requirements"
EPA Offices represented on ICCVAM:

National Library of Medicine

NLM website
ALTBIB: Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing

Food and Drug Administration

FDA website
FDA webpage: "Animal Testing and Cosmetics"
FDA Centers represented on ICCVAM:

National Institutes of Health

NIH website

National Cancer Institute

NCI website
"Alternatives" page on the NCI-Frederick National Laboratory Animal Care and Use Committee website

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NIOSH website

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Department of Labor)

OSHA website

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA website
Pages on the USDA website relevant to ICCVAM activities:

Department of Defense

DoD Human Performance, Training, and BioSystems (HPT&B) website
HPT&B Animal Use page

Department of Energy

DoE website

Department of the Interior

DoI website

Department of Transportation

DoT website

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