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Abstract

Although there is an increasing willingness to accept, in principle, the incorporation of non-animal toxicity tests and testing strategies into regulatory practice, their relevance and reliability must first be established in recognised validation studies, the outcomes of which must be assessed by independent groups of experts. The formal validation of alternative methods is not progressing satisfactorily. The reasons for this are discussed and some suggestions for improvement are made.

Additional information

Authors: BALLS M, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: ATLA
Record Number: 199510863 / Last updated on: 1995-08-03
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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