The fourth of six annual reports from the SEURAT-1 Research Initiative has been released. SEURAT-1 aims to develop a long-term research strategy for pathway-based human safety assessments in the field of repeated dose toxicity testing, ultimately leading to highly effective animal-free ‘Innovative Toxicity Testing’ (ITT). The report outlines the context of SEURAT-1, elaborates on its research strategy, and provides details on the current progress of five core integrated projects concerning alternative toxicological test methods, supported by a ‘data handling and servicing’ project and a ‘coordination and support’ project.

Safety Evaluation Ultimately Replacing Animal Testing (2014). Towards the replacement of in vivo repeated dose systemic toxicity testing. Volume 4. The Research Initiative is co-founded by Cosmetics Europe and the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research & Innovation, within the HEALTH theme of the Seventh European Research Programme (FP7).


The above items were taken from the October 2014 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

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