IIVS Study Director, Dr. Emilia Costin, will present on the global acceptance of in vitro methods at Biocides USA 2016. The two-day conference on January 26 & 27 in Washington, DC, will bring together experts from the USA and Europe to discuss the latest developments in the regulation of Biocides (Antimicrobials). Day One of the conference will focus on developments in the US while Day Two will focus on the regulatory landscape of biocidal products in the rest of the world.
Dr. Costin's presentation, "Current Political Climate - Global Acceptance of In Vitro Methods" on Day One will cover:
• Drivers of in vitro methods.
• Beyond the "six-pack" battery of acute toxicity tests: Are in vitro methods used for any of the following end points?
Acute oral toxicity.
Acute dermal toxicity.
Acute inhalation toxicity.
Ocular irritation (the EPA OPP testing strategy updated in 2015).
• Steps to accomplish global harmonization of the hazard classification schemes.
Attendees are welcomed from industry, regulatory agencies, consultants. Please follow the link above for additional details and registration information.