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Testing for NGP

Supporting NGP development, modification,  authorization, and stewardship

Toxicology plays a substantial role in helping you meet your global regulatory requirements and contributes to the growing body of scientific evidence that supports Tobacco Harm Reduction.

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Our Toxicological Testing Services 

Whatever stage of product development or commercialization your NGP is, our experienced toxicologists will provide the insight and guidance needed to ensure the best study design and analysis so you can achieve regulatory compliance and commercial success. The close integration between our chemistry and toxicology teams, plus our expertise in NGP testing, helps deliver a differentiated service with a streamlined study design that can save costs and reduce project timelines. 


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Our Toxicological Risk Assessment Services

Hazard Screening

Used to assist with product development, evaluate third-party products for acquisition, or identify products as regulatory submission candidates.

In silico Risk Assessment

An assessment of risk using predictive tools including Derek Nexus, Leadscope, Toxtree, and The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Toolbox.

Expert Review

An expert scientific review providing a critical evaluation of all available toxicological data.

Literature Review

A systematic literature review may be conducted as a stand-alone project, or in support of a regulatory submission.

Toxicity Profiling

Profiles may be tailored specifically to the chosen regulatory pathway and summarize the existing hazard data, published scientific studies, and expert body reviews.

Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)

An individual health risk assessment of ingredients used in the medium of nicotine delivery, device, packaging materials, and aerosol emissions when compared to other tobacco products.

Narrative Writing

A comprehensive regulatory report evaluating the potential health risks associated with both individual constituents and the whole-product format based on quantitative chemistry, toxicology, and exposure assessments.

Our In Vitro Toxicological Testing Services

Customized Aerosol Collection and Chemical Characterization

Aerosol collection, sample generation for use in in vitro assays, and chemistry characterization for inhaled NGP such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.

Extraction of Liquids for Nicotine Pouches

Extraction and chemistry characterization of liquid extracted from the modern oral nicotine pouches.

Designing In Vitro Studies

Identifying testing laboratories and designing study methodologies in accordance with client requirements.

Interpretation and Reporting In Vitro Data

Interpreting in vitro toxicology results for various validated and novel assays, including 3D models, and producing summary reports.

Novel Method Development and Validation

Novel In Vitro Method Development and Validation.

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Arrange a call with a toxicologist to discuss your NGP Toxicology Testing needs and learn how we can help accelerate your product to market.

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