The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)
Owner/Developer: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
|Country:||United States of America|
he Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) is a permanent committee of the NIEHS under the National Toxicology Program Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM). ICCVAM is composed of representatives from 16 U.S. Federal regulatory and research agencies that require, use, generate, or disseminate toxicological and safety testing information.
ICCVAM was formally established in 2000 "to establish, wherever feasible, guidelines, recommendations, and regulations that promote the regulatory acceptance of new or revised scientifically valid toxicological tests that protect human and animal health and the environment while reducing, refining, or replacing animal tests and ensuring human safety and product effectiveness."
|Audience:||General public - Scientists - Policy-makers - Regulators - Industry - Researchers|
|Relevance:||Replacement - Reduction - Refinement|
|Purpose:||Validation - Documentation and information|
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