Wednesday 25 January 2017

Ph. Eur. Commission aimed to reduce animal testing

The recent adoption at its 156th session of the following texts demonstrates the Commission’s commitment to the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal tests in the quality control of medicines.
  • Ph. Eur. General Chapter Adopted: Substitution of in vivo methods by in vitro methods for the quality control of vaccines (5.2.14)
  • Revisions of the general texts on Tests for extraneous agents in viral vaccines for human use (2.6.16) and Cell substrates for the production of vaccines for human use (5.2.3)
See the Press Release for full details
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