Use of weight of evidence with non-testing methods for cosmetics ingredients
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Owner/Developer: Altertox Academy
|Description:||This practical toxicological course will provide an introduction to the recent regulatory schemes for the integration of the results of in silico methods and read across. The focus will be on the evaluation of ingredients of cosmetic products. Thanks to the results of a large project funded by a number of cosmetic companies engaged in the field of 3Rs, the course guide you through some schemes to evaluate the substances using non-testing methods. Practical case studies will indicate examples for the assessment of specific endpoints, such as mutagenicity skin sensitization.|
Hands-on training, Lecture, Webinars
Optional / Voluntary
Hands-on-training in human-relevant alternative methods and technologies for toxicologists of all levels of experience, from entry level technician (BS) to laboratory or department manager (MS/PhD).
Students, Researchers, Regulators and policy-makers, Teachers and educators, Technicians, Managers, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians)
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Consulting, SMEs
Technical College, Undergraduate, University (Bachelor), University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
Computational methods, Other
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
Cosmetics safety assessment: In silico contribution
The integration of in silico models and read across within VEGAHUB
Workflow for skin with new models, using the OECD toolbox, and novel models.
In silico modelling of skin penetration
Introduction to VEGA +TEST (USA EPA) + Toxtree (JRC)
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent, Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 or equivalent
Understand new toxicological models
Practice side-by-side with the experts
Integrate and transfer these tools in your daily working environment or your future job
Increase your expertise on the regulatory context of REACH, Cosmetics ban, the EU Pharmacopoeia etc..
Discover new aspects and develop your skills for continuous education
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
The French Society of Toxicology (SFT)
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