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June 1989

International Directory of Contract Laboratories

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Philadelphia, Pa

Arch Dermatol. 1989;125(6):858. doi:10.1001/archderm.1989.01670180130030

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This directory provides a comprehensive and current reference for both physicians and scientists who need to identify commercial and contract laboratories for safety, efficacy, and claim-substantiation testing of chemicals, cosmetics, over-the-counter and prescription drugs, foods, and household products. Each laboratory is listed by name, address, telephone number, contact person, year founded, and whether it is independent or a subsidiary of another academic or corporate entity. The laboratory is then listed by its range of preclinical and/or clinical testing services, with subheadings for general test categories. Laboratories can be found for the entire spectrum of testing services, including acute, subacute, and chronic preclinical and clinical studies. The majority are within the United States (including Puerto Rico), but laboratories in Canada, Europe, Israel, and Japan, are also listed. The laboratories are indexed according to geographic location and whether they perform preclinical and/or clinical testing. Specific testing services are not indexed, and the

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