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FDA: Scientific Progress Still Needed To Support Cosmetic Animal Testing Ban

Executive Summary

The US FDA is highly engaged in the areas of predictive toxicology and alternative methods to phase out cosmetic animal testing, including evaluation of a 3D-bioprinted human skin model for in vitro permeation testing. However, continued progress is “critically needed” to make feasible the ban on cosmetic animal testing envisioned by US lawmakers, agency leadership suggests.

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