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EURL ECVAM status report on the development, validation and regulatory acceptance of alternative methods and approaches (2018)

Abstract: 
The European Union Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM) is an integral part of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC). The EURL ECVAM status report provides updates on the progress made in the development, validation and regulatory acceptance and use of alternative methods and approaches and their dissemination. The status report describes research, development and validation activities, as well as on initiatives that promote the regulatory and international adoption and use of alternative approaches and their dissemination.