Testing of chemicals

Ten new Test Guidelines and six updated Test Guidelines have been adopted by Council on 7 September 2009

 

Ten new Test Guidelines and six updated Test Guidelines have been adopted by Council on 7 September 2009!

 

     New Test Guidelines:

Section 2: Effects on Biotic Systems 

229 Fish Short Term Reproduction Assay

230 21-Day Fish Assay: A Short Term Screening for Oestrogenic and Androgenic Activity and Aromatase Inhibition

231 Amphibian Metamorphosis Assay

232 Collembolan Reproduction Test in Soil

 

Section 4: Health Effects

441 Hershberger Bioassay in Rats: A Short-term Screening Assay for (Anti) Androgenic Properties

455 Stably Transfected Human Estrogen Receptor-α Transcriptional Activation Assay for the Detection of Estrogenic Agonist-Activity of Chemicals   

436 Acute Inhalation Toxicity - Acute Toxic Class (ATC) Method

437 Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability (BCOP) Test Method for Identifying Ocular Corrosives and Severe Irritants

438 Isolated Chicken Eye (ICE) Test Method for Identifying Ocular Corrosives and Severe Irritants
    

Section 5: Other Test Guidelines


509 Crop Field Trial

 

       Updated Test Guidelines:

Section 4: Health Effects

               

403 Acute Inhalation Toxicity 
412 Subacute Inhalation Toxicity: 28-Day Study
413 Subchronic Inhalation Toxicity: 90-Day Study
451 Carcinogenicity Studies          
452 Chronic Toxicity Studies
453 Combined Chronic Toxicity/Carcinogenicity Studies

 

       

 

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