March 28, 2018
To address ocular device induced phototoxicity, an in vitro 3T3 Neutral Red Uptake Phototoxicity test (OECD 432) for chemicals has been modified. Soft contact lenses formulated with three different photo-absorbing compounds and chemical solutions of these compounds were evaluated....
3T3 Neutral Red Uptake | Phototoxicity | Medical Devices
February 8, 2018
IIVS will have several events and posters at the upcoming SOT meeting, March 11-15, in San Antonio, TX. The events and three of our five posters focus on our respiratory toxicology program in support of our new laboratory that opened in 2017. Other posters examine topics in phototoxicity. Be sure to visit our booth at the meeting - Booth #533. View more details on our events and posters at SOT....
Phototoxicity | Respiratory Toxicology | Medical Devices | Pharmaceutical | Tobacco
August 28, 2017
Presented at the 2017 World Congress on Alternatives and Animals in the Life Sciences (WC10)
E. Hill, R. Curren, and G.-E. Costin
Starting in December 2015, personal lubricants must receive pre-market approval from the US FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) in order to be sold in the US. Part of the testing battery for biocompatibility includes the in vivo Rabbit Vaginal Irritation (RVI) test. We have created an Industry Consortium comprised of personal lubricants manufacturers and are working collaboratively with...