Korea Institute of Toxicology

Last updated: 22.12.2014

eng_1jpgKorea Institute of Toxicology, located in Daedeok Science Town, the center of the state-of-the art biotechnology in Korea, is a government-funded research institute to evaluate the safety of medicine, bio-related products and chemicals such as agricultural pesticides, food additives and cosmetics.

Established in 1980, KIT has played a leading role in improving advanced technology and building the research framework for the safety assessment in Korea ranging from the test for general toxicology to the test for environmental toxicology. In addition, KIT serves as a core infrastructure in the biotechnology industry.

KIT established Jeonbuk Department of Non-human Primate for inhalation toxicity and non-human primates in Jeongeup, Jeollabuk-do in 2010 and further completed Gyeongnam Department of

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do in March 2012. For the last 30 years, KIT has taken the lead in the research for the safety assessment in Korea and gained an international recognition as a non-clinical laboratory based on state-of-the-art facilities, professional human resources and the high quality of work.

 

Contact details
141 Gajeong-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-343, Republic of Korea
Tel +82-610-8204 / Fax +82-42-610-8085 / Email: info@kitox.re.kr

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