March 2021

IIVS to collaborate with RIFM to develop non-animal technologies for respiratory allergy

March 31, 2021
The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) and the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM) announce a collaboration to develop a non-animal (in vitro) test designed to assess potential respiratory allergens....

China to Exempt Animal Testing for Imported General Cosmetics on May 1

March 4, 2021
IIVS is pleased to see China providing a pathway for the importation of certain cosmetics without #animaltesting. The pathway does contain certain requirements that the international community must strive to meet - but it is certainly a major step forward. IIVS will continue its outreach with China's National Institute for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC), as well as with provincial FDA's, to continue to implement #nonanimal methods into their regulatory guidelines. Thank you to all our great contributors who fund this important work!...

Acute Electronic Vapour Product Whole Aerosol Exposure of 3D Human Bronchial Tissue

March 2, 2021
IIVS is excited to have taken part in a new publication highlighting the use of non-animal methods to compare cellular and molecular responses of tobacco smoke and Electronic Vapor Product aerosols. Read and Download the open access article here....