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Editorial: The Current OECD Health Effects Test Guidelines Are In Urgent Need of Revision

Robert D. Combes

In a recent issue of ATLA, FRAME, with the help of an experienced independent toxicologist, published a detailed critical assessment of the Health Effects Test Guidelines (TGs) published by the OECD, with regard to their suitability for the large-scale testing of chemicals that will be required under new legislation being introduced by the European Union (EU).