[ascct] New OECD Test Guidelines available

  • From: Kristie Sullivan <KSullivan@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "ascct@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <ascct@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2013 15:16:02 -0400

Dear Colleagues,

The OECD has just published its newest crop of Test Guidelines. Many involve 
updates to in vitro guidelines to expand the applicability of the methods. They 
are freely accessible to the public on the following two pages:

http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/environment/oecd-guidelines-for-the-testing-of-chemicals-section-4-health-effects_20745788
http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/environment/oecd-guidelines-for-the-testing-of-chemicals-section-2-effects-on-biotic-systems_20745761

Test No. 430: In Vitro Skin Corrosion: Transcutaneous Electrical Resistance 
Test Method (TER)

Test No. 431: In Vitro Skin Corrosion: Reconstructed Human Epidermis (RHE) Test 
Method

Test No. 437: Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability Test Method for 
Identifying i) Chemicals Inducing Serious Eye Damage and ii) Chemicals Not 
Requiring Classification for Eye Irritation or Serious Eye Damage

Test No. 438: Isolated Chicken Eye Test Method for Identifying i) Chemicals 
Inducing Serious Eye Damage and ii) Chemicals Not Requiring Classification for 
Eye Irritation or Serious Eye Damage

Test No. 439: In Vitro Skin Irritation - Reconstructed Human Epidermis Test 
Method

Test No. 236: Fish Embryo Acute Toxicity (FET) Test


Kind regards,
Kristie

Kristie Sullivan
Secretary, ASCCT
www.ascctox.org


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