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Alternative Methodologies for the Safety Evaluation of Chemicals in the Cosmetic Industry

1st Edition

By Nicola Loprieno

CRC Press

262 pages

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First published in 1995: Alternative Methodologies for the Safety Evaluation of Chemicals in the Cosmetic Industry presents a categorization and collection of information available for the evaluation of safety using in vitro techniques. It offers a comprehensive and complete look at the entire field. In doing so, the author provides the foundation for the next phase of significant growth for this discipline.


"The quantity and quality of information provided in the pages of this book is truly remarkable. The tables, the outlines, the lists, and the bibliography are magnificently comprehensive and complete.… Professor Loprieno has written an important work that is exceedingly comprehensive, detailed and remarkably accurate. This volume is a major contribution to the field."

- Alan M. Goldberg

Director, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing,

Johns Hopkins University

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Role of Toxicology 3. Animal Toxicity Studies 4. Alternative Methodologies to Animal Testing 5. Guidelines for In Vitro Toxicity Assays 6. Future Developments 7. In Vitro Toxicity Database

About the Author/Editor

Nicola Loprieno is, since 1975, a full professor of genetics at the Science Faculty of the University of Pisa, Italy.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MEDICAL / Toxicology
MEDICAL / Research