October 11, 2019
Gaithersburg, Md. — Animals don't have to suffer for your cosmetics, cleaners, pesticides, or drugs. The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. is donating $50,000 in equipment to the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), a nonprofit laboratory in Gaithersburg that conducts and develops animal-free test methods. IIVS will use the VITROCELL® Cloud inhalation exposure system — instead of animals — to assess the effects of substances on the human respiratory tract.
Manufactured by German-based VITROCELL Systems, the Cloud system mimics realistic...
August 28, 2019
Donated Equipment Will Help to Replace Animals in Respiratory Toxicity Testing
Gaithersburg, MD — The PETA International Science Consortium Ltd., Imperial Brands PLC, Altria Client Services (ALCS), British American Tobacco PLC, and Philip Morris International Inc have joined together to donate equipment that can help to replace the use of animals in respiratory testing with more human-relevant, non-animal test methods.
The equipment — worth $110,000 and manufactured by Germany-based VITROCELL Systems — was donated to the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS),...