The following draft Test Guidelines have recently been released by OECD:

  • in vitro carcinogenicity: Syrian hamster embryo (SHE) cell transformation assay (February 2013 version)
  • in vivo mammalian alkaline comet assay

Only for the comet assay is there a deadline specified for public comments: 15 July 2013.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Draft test guidelines available via the links given below.

http://www.oecd.org/env/ehs/testing/CTA%20TG_Feb2013.pdf

http://www.oecd.org/env/ehs/testing/OECD_draft%20TG_Comet_1st%20WNT%20CR_May%202013.pdf

 

 

The above item was taken from the July 2013 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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