Draft updates for the following have recently been released by OECD:

  • Test Guideline 437 (Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability Test Method)
  • Test Guideline 431 (In Vitro Skin Corrosion: Reconstructed Human Epidermis (RhE) Test Method) 

A draft Test Guideline has been published for:

  • the Cytosensor Microphysiometer Test Method: An in vitro Method for Identifying Ocular 3 Corrosive and Severe Irritant Chemicals as well as Chemicals not Classified as Ocular Irritants

A revised Test Guideline has been released for:

  • Test Guideline 438 (Isolated Chicken Eye Test Method)

The deadline for public comments regarding each of the above guidelines is 11th February 2013.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. December 2012.


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

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