Updates for the following test method guidelines have recently been adopted by OECD:

  • Test Guideline 405 (Acute Eye Irritation/Corrosion)
  • Test Guideline 455 (Performance-Based Test Guideline for Stably Transfected Transactivation In Vitro Assays to Detect Estrogen Receptor Agonists) 

New guidelines adopted are:

  • Test Guideline 460 (Fluorescein Leakage Test Method for Identifying Ocular Corrosives and Severe Irritants)
  • Test Guideline 457 (BG1Luc Estrogen Receptor Transactivation Test Method for Identifying Estrogen Receptor Agonists and Antagonists)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 02 October 2012.



The above item was taken from the November 2012 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).