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Patch Testing vs. In Vitro Alternatives
By: Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, Laura Marshall, and J. McPherson, Hill-Top Research
Posted: May 6, 2003, from the May 2001 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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- From Cosmetics & Toiletries
- May 2001 issue, pg 51
- 4 pages
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- neutral red uptake
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The race to get newly formulated products through R&D and on the market shelves has long been the cause of many problems for formulators and marketing departments alike. Occasionaly, products going through months of extensive, costly and time-consuming internal research are only discovered not to meetin acceptability standards when tested by external R&D institutes.
We are all aware of the current European legislation on cosmetic testing using animals and the view of consumers demanding products that have not been tested on animals.
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