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Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016

Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016

Research and Testing

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The Toxicology in the 21st Century (Tox21) program is a federal collaboration that uses automated high throughput screening methods to quickly test chemicals across a battery of assays.

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Testing and Toxicology Studies

The NTP testing program evaluates substances for a variety of health-related effects, generally using rodent models for study.

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The NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM), an office within NIEHS/NTP, supports the development and evaluation of new, revised, and alternative methods to identify potential hazards to human health and the environment, with a focus on replacing, reducing, or refining animal use.

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The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) is a permanent interagency committee of NIEHS.