15 Years Out: Reinventing ICCVAM

  title={15 Years Out: Reinventing ICCVAM},
  author={Linda S Birnbaum},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
In 1997, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) established the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM), an ad hoc federal inter agency committee to address the growing need for obtaining regu­ la tory acceptance of new toxicological test methods. The thought was that simultaneous agency evaluation of new methods that addressed the 3Rs (reduction, refinement, and replacement) of animal testing by an inter agency group could… CONTINUE READING


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Public Law 106-545

  • ICCVAM Authorization Act.
  • Available: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/ PLAW…
  • 2000
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