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Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Delayed Contact Hypersensitivity

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Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Delayed Contact Hypersensitivity (Withdrawn 2010)


1.1 This test method determines whether a test substance will elicit delayed-contact hypersensitivity in guinea pigs. The test method is applicable to individual chemical compounds, simple and complex mixtures, and also finished products.

1.2 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.


delayed contact hypersensitivity; erythema; guinea pigs; hypersensitivity; induction; patches; primary challenge; sensitization; skin; ICS Number Code 11.100 (Laboratory medicine); 11.220 (Veterinary medicine)

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11.06 (Biological Effects and Environmental Fate; Biotechnology)

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Revision Level

1988 R96(E1) EDITION



Modification Type

Reapproval with Ed Change

Publication Date

Oct. 1, 1996

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

4 pages

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