Animal alternative testing
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
House bill introduced May 22 by Rep. Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) would permanently establish the Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee for the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) as a standing committee from its current ad hoc status. The group would review and recommend in vitro testing methods to federal agencies as alternative methods to animal testing. The 29-member ICCVAM group has representation from a number of agencies, including FDA, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Institutes of Health and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Supporters of the bill include the Doris Day Animal League, Colgate-Palmolive, Gillette and Procter & Gamble...
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