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OECD QSAR Toolbox and read-across - First free REACH webinar

Event details
Oct 22, 2014
from 04:00 PM to 05:15 PM
The web
Organizer: Chemical Watch & PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd

Updated information on alternative methods and testing strategies that could be used to meet REACH information requirements on aspects of toxicological hazard of registered chemicals

This is the first of a free webinar series of six, running from October, 22, 2014 to April 2015.

The seminars, co-organised by Chemical Watch (CW) and the PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd, will be of interest to industry toxicologists, those registering chemicals for the first time, companies who would like to know more about validated non-animal tests that are available and how companies are using them and REACH consultants. See info on the full series.

Four of these seminars will be held or co-held by EURL ECVAM scientists (more info on seminars 3, 4, 5 and 6).

Webinar 1 of 6: OECD QSAR Toolbox and read-across

Timings: 22 Oct. 2014, 4:00pm - 5:15pm BST (local times)
Speakers: Dr Grace Patlewicz (DuPont) and Dr Mark Cronin (Liverpool John Moores University)

Synopsis: Drs Cronin and Patlewicz will briefly discuss the use of integrated approaches to testing and assessment and adverse outcome pathways to organize existing information and plan a non-animal testing strategy. Specifically, they will discuss how QSARs and read-across can be used to meet REACH requirements and will detail the use of the OECD QSAR Toolbox. There will also be a discussion of future research projects.