Risk Assessors Call For New EPA Science Policies To Advance NAMs Use

December 17, 2021
Former EPA officials, state regulators and other risk assessment experts are urging EPA and other regulatory bodies to craft new science policy to guide the transition toward use of new alternate methods (NAMs) of toxicity testing that do not rely on animal tests, arguing at a recent workshop that their use will not advance without the new policies. “We need to create policy to support the science. We’re kind of where we were 40 years ago,” when regulatory agencies developed...

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