Skin irritation and corrosion - Second free REACH webinar
Nov 11, 2014
from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
|Contact: Organising team|
|Organizer: Chemical Watch and the 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 second 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 2 of 6: Skin irritation and corrosion
Timings: 11 Nov. 2014, 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT (local times)
Speakers: Dr Gertrude-Emilia Costin, Institute for In Vitro Sciences and Dr Costanza Rovida, REACH Mastery.
Synopsis: Dr Costin will describe the in vitro methods that can be used to meet REACH data requirements for skin irritation and corrosion under Annexes VII and VIII. Dr Rovida will explain how the in vitro methods can be used in an integrated approach to testing and assessment using specific examples.
Image: Skin in vivo - represents a histological cross-section of normal human skin (© SkinEthic Laboratories, France).