AATEX 11(1):31-38, 2005
Regarding possible alternatives to skin irritation testing using animals, I will comment on the importance of comparing in vivo data with in vitro data from the viewpoint of the specific purposes and needs of product testing. I recommend an alternative method using the results of occluded human patch tests, without of the need for animal testing.
Key words:Kew words: skin irritation, in vivo, alternative, human patch test
(AATEX: Altern. Animal Test. EXperiment.: Alternatives to Animal Testing and EXperimentation)