L'Oreal is 3D printing human skin to test cosmetics
Owner/Developer: Wired Magazine
Beauty brand L'Oreal is 3D printing human skin tissue in order to test cosmetics. The company has partnered with bioprinting specialist Organavo, which can produce living human tissues that mimics the form and function of native tissues in the body, citing "boundless" potential for new types of tests.
|Channel:||Audio / Video - Social media|
|Audience:||Industry - General public - Scientists|
|User access:||Open access|
|Updating frequency:||19 May 2015|
|Purpose:||Toxicological and safety evaluation - Method development|
|Legislative framework:||Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009|
|Technology/Tools:||3D printing - Alternative test methods (in vitro) - Tissue engineering|
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