2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-59 - Animal Testing Prohibited Under Certain Circumstances.

NJ Rev Stat § 4:22-59 (2016) What's This?

4:22-59 Animal testing prohibited under certain circumstances.

2. a. When conducting any product testing in the State, no manufacturer or contract testing facility shall use a traditional animal test method for which there is an appropriate validated alternative test method that has been adopted by the relevant federal agency or agencies responsible for regulating the specific product or activity for which the test is being conducted, pursuant to the provisions of the federal "ICCVAM Authorization Act of 2000," 42 U.S.C. s.285l-2 et seq. No provision of this subsection shall be construed to apply to any animal test conducted for the purposes of medical research.

b.No provision of this section shall prohibit the use of any nonanimal alternative test method for the testing of any product, product formulation, chemical, or ingredient that is not recommended by the committee.

c.No provision of this section shall prohibit the use of animal tests to comply with the requirements of State or federal agencies when the federal agency has approved a nonanimal alternative test method pursuant to subsection a. of this section and the federal agency concludes that the nonanimal alternative test does not assure the health or safety of consumers.

L.2007, c.210, s.2.

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