Implementing the National Academy's Vision and Strategy for Toxicity Testing: opportunities and challenges under the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act.

@article{Locke2010ImplementingTN,
  title={Implementing the National Academy's Vision and Strategy for Toxicity Testing: opportunities and challenges under the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act.},
  author={Paul A. Locke and D Bruce Myers},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part B, Critical reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 2-4},
  pages={376-84}
}
In 2007, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council (NRC), issued the report Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy. This report, which was commissioned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), called for the U.S. EPA to develop a new approach for how this agency evaluates the toxicity of compounds. The report recommended that the agency move from its current testing system, which is based largely on traditional toxicology, to a testing… CONTINUE READING