Resources for Test Method Developers

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Test Method Development Resources

NICEATM and ICCVAM support the development of test methods that replace, reduce, and refine the use of animals in testing. This page provides links to information that may be useful to investigators developing new testing approaches that reduce or replace animal use.

Share Your Data



ALTBIB provides access to PubMed citations for users seeking information on alternatives to animal testing. Go

Databases, Searches, & Other Resources

Browse links to the NTP Archives, Atlases of Mouse Liver and Nonneoplastic Lesions, and several NTP databases. Go

Funding Opportunities for Test Method Developers

Access information on funding opportunities intended to support the development of alternative test methods. Go

Method Developers Forums

Method Developers Forums allow NAMs developers to present their methods to relevant stakeholders. Go

Recommended Protocols

Learn more about test method protocols recommended by ICCVAM as part of its test method evaluations. Go

Submission of Test Methods for Evaluation

Browse guidance on preparing submissions to ICCVAM for test method evaluations. Go

Testing Regulations & Guidelines

Learn more about U.S. and international testing regulations and guidelines relevant to alternative test methods and test method development. Go


Integrated Chemical Environment

Explore data from animal and non-animal tests measuring a variety of toxicity endpoints. Go

Chemical Lists for Test Method Development and Evaluation

Review lists of chemicals that may be useful for developing or evaluating new testing approaches. Go

Share Your Data with NICEATM

Submit data to NICEATM to help in the development of non-animal approaches. Go