The Irritection Assay System is a standardized, quantitative invitro test method that can be employed to detect, rank, and predict the ocular and/or dermal irritation potential of cosmetics, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, and chemical raw materials. This advanced technology enhances and replaces the Company's earlier Eytex and Skintex products.
Why Use the Irritection Assay System?
- The Irritection Assay System provides a reliable alternative to the traditional animal tests of ocular and/or dermal irritancy, and is considerably less expensive than in vivo tests.
- Irritection data may be obtained in as little as 5 hours, versus the standard 2-3 weeks required for in vivo studies. Rapid results provide quicker feedback on formulation changes and significantly decrease product development times.
- The Irritection assays are quantitative and highly reproducible, thus allowing comparative ranking of samples and formulations with great accuracy.
- Prior studies have demonstrated that the Irritection assay results are highly correlated with those obtained in standard Draize tests.