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 2014)
ICCVAM Agency Representative list with contact information (updated August 2014)
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 webpage: "Since You Asked - Alternatives to Animal Testing"
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Consumer Product Safety Commission
CPSC webpage: "Recommended Procedures Regarding the CPSC's Policy on Animal Testing"
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA webpage: "Test Guidelines for Data Requirements"
EPA Offices represented on ICCVAM:
National Library of Medicine
ALTBIB: Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing
Food and Drug Administration
FDA webpage: "Animal Testing and Cosmetics"
FDA Centers represented on ICCVAM:
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
"Alternatives" page on the NCI-Frederick National Laboratory Animal Care and Use Committee website
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Department of Labor)
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
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
Department of the Interior
Department of Transportation