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ICCR Issues Report on Applicability of Animal Testing Alternatives in Regulatory Frameworks Within ICCR Regions

The International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR) has issued a
report on Applicability of Animal Testing Alternatives in Regulatory
Frameworks Within ICCR Regions. The report provides an overview of
processes and mechanisms for the use of alternatives in human safety
assessments of cosmetic products and ingredients in the four ICCR
jurisdictions.

The ICCR is made up of representatives of cosmetic regulatory authorities
from the United States, Japan, the European Union, and Canada. The goal
of the ICCR framework is to maintain the highest level of global consumer
protection while minimizing barriers to international trade.

Recognizing the importance of reducing, refining, and replacing animal
use in toxicity testing, ICCR recommended in September 2007 that
international cooperation on evaluation, adoption, and use of
alternatives be strengthened.  This recommendation led to the
establishment of the International Cooperation on Alternative Test
Methods (ICATM) in 2009. NICEATM and ICCVAM participate in ICATM along
with the other ICCR participating governments and the Republic of Korea.

The report is available on the FDA website. (PDF)

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MeetingS

 
Promoting Dialogue Between In Vivo, In Vitro, and In Silico
May 18, 2016
Milan, Italy
mailto:acu@marionegri.it

SOT In Vitro and Alternatives Methods Speciality Section Grad Student and Postdoc Webinar
May 18, 2016
11am EDT

Mucosal Immunity and In Vitro Science
May 19, 2016
Milan, Italy

CAAT Academy: In Silico Modeling and Tools Under REACH 
May 20, 2016
Hosted by ROCAM in Cluj, Romania
Registration and Information

ACTC 2016 Conference
May 30-June 1, 2016
Barcelona, Spain

Kirkstall Workshop
June 2-3, 2016
Barcelona, Spain
oana.voloaca@kirkstall.org

CAAT Academy: Animal-free Pyrogenicity and Endotoxin Testing Under the New EU Pharmacopeia Chapter 5.1.10
June 8th, 2016
Konstanz, Germany 
 
17th International Conference on QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences (QSAR 2016)
June 13-17, 2016
Miami Beach, Florida

17th Annual Congress of EUSAAT/20th European Congress on Alternatives to Animal Testing
August 24-27, 2016
University of Linz, Austria

ESTIV 2016 Congress: In Vitro Toxicology for Human Safety Assessment
October 17-20, 2016
Juan-les-Pins, France

AALAS 67th Annual Meeting
October 30-November 3, 2016
Charlotte, NC

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10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
August 20-24, 2017
Seattle, Washington
 

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