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ICCVAM Biennial Report 2018-2019

ICCVAM Biennial Report 2018-2019
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Draft Science Policy on Non-animal Methods for Skin Sensitization Testing

In an April 2018 news release, EPA announced a draft science policy to reduce animal use in testing strategies that evaluate chemicals for their ability to cause an allergic reaction, inflammation, or sensitization of the skin. The draft policy was the result of national and international collaboration among ICCVAM, NICEATM, Cosmetics Europe, the European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing, and Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency.

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