Entries by Tina Dackemark Lawesson

Season’s greetings from all of us at SenzaGen

We wish you a truly happy holiday season, and we look forward to seeing you again in the new year. 2020 Highlights SenzaGen received GLP approval We can now offer GLP-compliant test services using the GARD™platform. Read more   GARD™skin Dose-Response This newly released assay provides quantitative potency information related to skin sensitization. Learn more […]

RIFM Principle Scientist Gretchen Ritacco speaks about SenzaGen and RIFM collaboration

Here is an interview with Principal Scientist Gretchen Ritacco, MS, explaining why RIFM has focused some of its research on the potential for light to activate fragrance materials resulting in reactions in the body’s largest organ, the skin. Since June 2020, SenzaGen and the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM) are collaborating to investigate in […]

The GARDpotency assay for potency-associated subclassification of chemical skin sensitizers – Rationale, method development and ring trial results of predictive performance and reproducibility

Toxicological Sciences, kfaa068, https://doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kfaa068 Robin Gradin, Angelica Johansson, Andy Forreryd, Emil Aaltonen, Anders Jerre, Olivia Larne, Ulrika Mattson, Henrik Johansson Abstract Proactive identification and characterization of hazards attributable to chemicals are central aspects of risk assessments. Current legislations and trends in predictive toxicology advocate a transition from in vivo methods to non-animal alternatives. For skin sensitization assessment, […]