Key aspects of a quality system based on the Principles of Good Laboratory Practice

In the early 1960s, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became aware that some studies on the safety of new chemicals performed by TFs for regulatory purposes were basically unreliable. Evidence was in fact provided of major adverse effects of such substances which had not been reported at the time when the authorization for production and commerce was granted. In the early 1970s, the US Congress undertook the re-assessment of studies submitted by some TFs to Regulatory Authorities (RAs) and suspected to be fraudulent. Under such conditions thousands and thousands of safety studies on industrial chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, drugs, cosmetics and food and feed additives were

Ex-Officials of Chemical-Testing Lab Found Guilty of Falsifying Results

By Kevin Klose Washington Tost Staff Writer

The Washington Post (1974-Currentfile); Oct 22, 1983; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The Washington Post Pg- A7

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