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Chemical Makers Applaud Coming Animal Reduction Test Strategy

Dec. 7, 2017, 7:28 PM

Scientists working for chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturers praised a federal multiagency strategy to generate regulatory safety data, while reducing the number of animals killed in laboratory experiments.

The final strategy should be published early next year, according to Warren Casey, director of a National Toxicology Program center that serves as an administrative office for the interagency committee that developed the approach.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Eli Lilly and Co., and Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. scientists were among those evaluating the draft interagency plan.

The road map will help companies, regulators, and developers of toxicity tests move ...