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New EPA Guidance: Alternate Testing Framework for Classification of Eye
Irritation Potential of EPA Pesticide ProductsAuthor: Marilyn Matevia, HSUS
The EPA has released updated guidance for testing antimicrobial cleaning
products for their potential to cause eye irritation. From the EPA
announcement: This updated guidance document, effective immediately, describes
a testing framework for assessing eye irritation potential of EPA-registered
antimicrobial cleaning products using three in vitro/ex vivo assays
(non-animal tests): Bovine [.]Read More
Innocentive Posts 2 Open Innovation Challenges for In Vitro Kidney
Microphysiological SystemsAuthor: Sherry Ward, AltTox AstraZeneca Challenge:
In Vitro Proximal Tubule Model Systems: Innocentive:
https://www.innocentive.com/ar/challenge/9933749 Challenge ID: 9933749 AWARD:
$15,000 USD; DEADLINE: 6/26/15 "AstraZeneca is seeking innovative approaches
to developing a model system of the proximal tubule in vitro. Ideally, the
model should incorporate a self-contained microphysiological unit in which
biologically appropriate media, fluid flow, and shear stress can [.]Read More

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