Society of Toxicology

U.S. EPA, L’Oréal Partner to Screen Chemicals

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency and cosmetic company L’Oréal are collaborating to explore whether the EPA’s chemical toxicity forecaster—ToxCast—can be used in systemic toxicity tests. EPA is using ToxCast to screen chemicals to understand their potential impact on processes in the human body that lead to adverse health effects.