June 2017

View Our Webinar on Skin Tone Modulation

June 30, 2017
View the recording and slides from our webinar on skin tone modulation that was held on Thurs., June 29. The one-hour webinar features IIVS study director, Dr. Gertrude-Emilia Costin, and Johnson & Johnson principal scientist, Dr. Manpreet Randhawa as they discuss optimized in vitro testing platforms using pigmented tissue models that assess the capacity of ingredients and formulations that impact skin tone.   ...

Registration Open for ASCCT Annual Meeting

June 30, 2017
Registration is now open for the 6th annual ASCCT meeting. The meeting will be held Sept. 21-22 at IIVS in Gaithersburg, MD. The meeting will focus on two key areas: replacing in vivo tests for acute systemic toxicity endpoints and LSCA implementation to reduce and replace animal testing. Abstracts are now being accepted. Learn more about the meeting and key dates at www.ascctox.org....

Awards of VITROCELL In Vitro Inhalation Exposure Systems

June 30, 2017
The PETA International Science Consortium (PISC) awarded four VITROCELL in vitro exposure systems to researchers from institutions in the UK, US, and Belgium who are leading the development of non-animal methods to test the toxicity of airborne substances. IIVS is grateful to PISC for donating the VITROCELL System for use in its new respiratory toxicology laboratory. The new lab provides  non-animal testing services for evaluating potential respiratory hazards associated with novel ingredients and chemistries used in fragrances, personal care products, household and institutional cleaning...