January 19, 2011: Assessing the Potential for Chemically Induced Eye Injuries
January 20, 2011: Assessing the Potential for Chemically Induced Allergic Contact Dermatitis
William H. Natcher Conference Center - National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
Co-sponsored by the Society of Toxicology and the Society for Risk Analysis
Agency endorsement of several alternative testing methods have provided Federal public health agencies and regulated industries with important new tools for assessing the safety of chemicals and products. The new test methods were discussed at two workshops on Best Practices for Regulatory Safety Testing organized by NICEATM and ICCVAM. Over 70 scientists from industry, academia, research and regulatory agencies, and animal welfare organizations gathered at NIH in Bethesda for each workshop.
The specific goals of these workshops were to: