ASTM International - ASTM F2147-01
Standard Practice for Guinea Pig: Split Adjuvant and Closed Patch Testing for Contact Allergens
|Publication Date:||10 October 2001|
|ICS Code (Laboratory medicine):||11.100|
1.1 This practice is intended to determine the potential for a substance, or material extract, to elicit contact dermal allergenicity.
1.2 This practice is intended as an alternative to the Guinea Pig Maximization Test (GPMT), given the limitations on dosage form and tendency for false positives associated with the latter test. See Rationale and References.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.