ICCVAM facilitates the development, validation, and regulatory acceptance of test methods that replace, reduce, or refine the use of animals in testing.

ICCVAM 2020-2021 Biennial Progress Report


The ICCVAM Authorization Act of 2000 directed ICCVAM to prepare a progress report on its first anniversary and biennially thereafter.

In January 2018, ICCVAM published A Strategic Roadmap for Establishing New Approaches to Evaluate the Safety of Chemicals and Medical Products in the United States. The roadmap described how ICCVAM agencies will encourage development of new technologies for, support utilization of, and build confidence in new methods. This report summarizes progress toward these goals during 2020-2021.