Quantitative in vitro assessment of phototoxicity using a human skin model, Skin2.

@article{Edwards1994QuantitativeIV,
  title={Quantitative in vitro assessment of phototoxicity using a human skin model, Skin2.},
  author={Susan M. Edwards and T A Donnelly and Robert M Sayre and Lawrence A Rheins and H. Spielmann and Manfred Liebsch},
  journal={Photodermatology, photoimmunology & photomedicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={111-7}
}
The ability to accurately predict the phototoxic potential of personal and skin care products remains a key element in assessing the safety of premarketed products. To find a reliable in vitro alternative test for photoirritancy, the European Commission and the European Cosmetic Association are conducting a 3-year, European validation study. Based on the results of this study, an in vitro photoirritancy method will be selected for incorporation into new international guidelines for… CONTINUE READING