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International Regulators Back Viability Of Non-Animal Skin Toxicity Testing

October 28, 2016
Participants in an international workshop for regulators on using alternative toxicity tests to supplement or replace traditional animal toxicology testing methods agreed that non-animal skin sensitization tests are ready to replace animal testing for many chemicals -- an important breakthrough in acceptance of the tests that EPA is supporting. Scientists from EPA, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Food and Drug Administration and National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) attended the meeting in Italy earlier this month, along with regulators...

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