February 24, 2022

March Webinar Will Wrap Up Three-Part Series on Skin Sensitization

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) will host the final webinar in a three-part series on quantitative risk assessment for skin sensitization on Wednesday, March 9, at 9 a.m. ET. Presenters will focus on opportunities and new approaches for quantitative risk assessment, building on topics discussed at the two previous webinars, including introductory information on skin sensitization and contact dermatitis as well as methods for hazard and exposure assessment. According to NTP, allergic contact dermatitis is one of the most frequent occupational diseases associated with chemical exposure. The program’s webinar series is intended to provide background information for an upcoming workshop on quantitative risk assessment of skin sensitizing pesticides.

Registration for the March 9 webinar is free and open to the public. Individuals who wish to view the webinar must register via the NTP website.

The webinar series was organized by the NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods, the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology, and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs. For more information or to view the recordings of the previous webinars on skin sensitization, visit NTP’s website.

Related: The article “Dermal Sensitizers,” which was published in the November 2019 Synergist, focuses on skin sensitization and explores how it can be prevented.