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Main Title Alternative Methods for Toxicity Testing: Regulatory Policy Issues.
Author Lyons, S. M. ; Champ, M. A. ; Panem, S. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Planning and Evaluation. ;National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Div. of Research Resources.
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/230/12-85/029;
Stock Number PB86-113404
Additional Subjects Toxicity ; Regulations ; Surveys ; Attitudes ; Policies ; Laboratory animals ; Policies ; Animal models ; Government policies ; Analytical methods
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Collation 91p
The study surveys attitudes and policies of representative organizations concerning the issue of alternatives to animal testing. Positions of organizations in the scientific community, the regulatory community, industry, and the animal welfare community are examined within the context of growing pressures to adopt new toxicity testing methodologies. The resulting issues which effect regulatory development are identified. The report has also been prepared as an information resource and guide to the relevant technical literature. Regulatory policy issues concerning the use of alternative toxicity tests are identified and discussed in the report.