Testing of chemicals

Ten new and updated Test Guidelines have been adopted by Council on 22 July 2010

 

Ten new or updated Test Guidelines have been adopted by Council on 22 July 2010!

 

New Test Guidelines:


Section 2: Effects on Biotic Systems

223 Avian Acute Oral Toxicity Test
233 Sediment-Water Chironomid Life-Cycle Toxicity Test Using Spiked Water or Spiked Sediment
 

Section 3: Degradation and Bioaccumulation

317 Bioaccumulation in Terrestrial Oligochaetes

 

Section 4: Health Effects

487 In Vitro Mammalian Cell Micronucleus Test
439 In Vitro Skin Irritation: Reconstructed Human Epidermis Test Method

442A Skin Sensitization: Local Lymph Node Assay: DA
442B Skin Sensitization: Local Lymph Node Assay: BrdU-ELISA

 

Updated Test Guidelines:


Section 2: Effects on Biotic Systems

209 Activated Sludge, Respiration Inhibition Test (Carbon and Ammonium Oxidation)

 

Section 4: Health Effects

417 Toxicokinetics
429 Skin Sensitization: Local Lymph Node Assay