Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, a multidisciplinary pioneering research institute in the field of Toxicology and Environmental Safety, is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi. The institute in consonance with its proactive policies towards safety to environment and health has taken initiatives with the state of the art facilities and expertise to provide services using national and international guidelines conforming to OECD, USEPA, BIS, ISO to public and private sectors.

CSIR-IITR has GLP Compliance Certification from National GLP Compliance Monitoring Authority (NGCMA), Government of India, issued with respect to Toxicity studies, Mutagenicity studies, Environmental toxicity studies on aquatic & terrestrial organisms and Analytical & clinical chemistry testing.

To meet the requirements of the nation with regard to the regulatory toxicology, CSIR-IITR further strengthens its facilities, which are accredited by NABL. This includes accreditation for chemical analysis, biological assays as well as the animal facility. Several industry sponsored and government sponsored projects are accomplished by this group to facilitate the safety assessment of plastics and polymers as well as other products.