The first meeting of the Working Party on Hazard Assessment
12-13 June 2017 CIS Center Russia experts took part in the first meeting of the Working Group on Hazard Assessment. First day of the meeting was devoted to updates in the legislation of various countries with a focus on the medium term perspective as well as IATA and AOP (Adverse Outcome Pathways). During the second day of meeting the issues of prioritizing chemicals and upgrading the main IT tools of the OECD, including QSAR Toolbox, IUCLID and eChemPortal were discussed. In addition, representatives of a number of countries made proposals to start the work addressing development of alternative research methods which reduce the animal testing.