National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Recommendations to Federal Agencies and Agency Responses: Ocular Test Methods and Approaches

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In September 2010, ICCVAM made recommendations on alternative testing methods and strategies for assessing the ocular hazard potential of chemicals and products to U.S. Federal agencies. These recommendations, contained in ICCVAM Test Method Evaluation Reports, are summarized below.

The ICCVAM recommendations were communicated to Federal agencies in letters from Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director, NIEHS. These letters and responses received from Federal agencies are available below.

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