ICCVAM is an interagency committee composed of representatives from the U.S. Federal regulatory and research agencies listed below.
These agencies require, use, generate, or disseminate toxicological and safety testing information for chemicals, products, and other substances. NICEATM and
ICCVAM work closely with these agencies in the
development and evaluation of new, improved, and alternative test methods and strategies. NICEATM and
ICCVAM depend upon the Federal agencies for development and support of all
The 2008-2012 NICEATM-ICCVAM Five-Year Plan stated that ICCVAM member agencies would develop
webpages or websites dedicated their specific
research, development, translation, and validation activities relevant to alternative test methods. Links below lead to those pages (as
available) and to the main pages of ICCVAM member agency websites.
View list of ICCVAM Agency Representatives (updated December 2013)
View ICCVAM Agency Representative list with contact information (updated December 2013)
Please note: The links below lead to pages outside the ICCVAM website.
These links are for the convenience of visitors to our site; however, we are not responsible for the availability or
content of these external sites.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Visit the NIEHS website
Visit NIEHS webpage: "Since You Asked - Alternatives to Animal Testing"
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Visit ATSDR website
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Visit CPSC website
Visit CPSC webpage: "Recommended Procedures Regarding the CPSC's Policy on Animal Testing"
Environmental Protection Agency
Visit the EPA website
Visit page on EPA website: "Test Guidelines for Data Requirements"
Visit pages for EPA Offices represented on ICCVAM:
National Library of Medicine
Visit the NLM website
Visit the "ALTBIB: Bibliography on Alternatives to Animal Testing" site
Food and Drug Administration
Visit the FDA website
Visit page on FDA website: "Animal Testing"
Visit pages for FDA Centers represented on ICCVAM:
National Institutes of Health
Visit the NIH website
National Cancer Institute
Visit the NCI website
Visit the "Alternatives" page on the NCI-Frederick National Laboratory Animal Care and Use Committee website
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Visit the NIOSH website
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Department of Labor)
Visit the OSHA website
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Visit the USDA website
Visit additional pages on the USDA website relevant to ICCVAM activities:
Department of Defense
Visit the DoD Human Performance, Training, and BioSystems (HPT&B) website
Visit the HPT&B Animal Use page
Department of Energy
Visit the DoE website
Department of the Interior
Visit the DoI website
Department of Transportation
Visit the DoT website