[USC07] 42 USC 285l-2: Definitions
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42 USC 285l-2: Definitions Text contains those laws in effect on June 17, 2018
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 6A-PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICESUBCHAPTER III-NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTESPart C-Specific Provisions Respecting National Research Institutessubpart 12-national institute of environmental health sciences

§285l–2. Definitions

In sections 285l–2 to 285l–5 of this title:

(1) Alternative test method

The term "alternative test method" means a test method that-

(A) includes any new or revised test method; and

(B)(i) reduces the number of animals required;

(ii) refines procedures to lessen or eliminate pain or distress to animals, or enhances animal well-being; or

(iii) replaces animals with non-animal systems or one animal species with a phylogenetically lower animal species, such as replacing a mammal with an invertebrate.

(2) ICCVAM test recommendation

The term "ICCVAM test recommendation" means a summary report prepared by the ICCVAM characterizing the results of a scientific expert peer review of a test method.

( Pub. L. 106–545, §2, Dec. 19, 2000, 114 Stat. 2721 .)

Codification

Section was enacted as part of the ICCVAM Authorization Act of 2000, and not as part of the Public Health Service Act which comprises this chapter.