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INT: PETA and Chemical Watch present REACH webinars

The PETA International Science Consortium, Ltd., and Chemical Watch are presenting a webinar series focused on alternative methods and testing strategies that can be used to meet REACH requirements. Topics for the webinars include in silico tools, skin and eye irritation and corrosion, skin sensitization and acute toxicity. Information about the webinar series is available at:


The first webinar on October 22 discussed the OECD QSAR toolbox and read-across and was presented by Drs Grace Patlewicz (DuPont) and Mark Cronin (Liverpool John Moores University). The second webinar on skin irritation and cor­rosion will take place on November 11 and will be presented by Drs Gertrude-Emilia Costin (Institute for In Vitro Scienc­es) and Costanza Rovida (REACH Mastery). Register for the November 11 webinar at:

The four remaining webinars (registrations open soon) include:


– Webinar 3: Eye irritation and corrosion (December 2014) with Drs Kimberly Norman (Institute for In Vitro Sciences) and Joao Barroso (EURL ECVAM)

– Webinar 4: Skin sensitization (January 2015) with Drs Susanne Kolle (BASF) and Silvia Casati (EURL ECVAM)

– Webinar 5: 3T3 neutral red uptake assay (February 2015) with Dr Pilar Prieto (EURL ECVAM)

– Webinar 6: Fish Embryo Test (March 2015) with Dr Marlies Halder (EURL ECVAM)



Adapted from Chemical Watch

Global Risk and Regulation News

October 7, 2014

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