CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (formerly, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre), Lucknow, a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, was established in 1965.
This multidisciplinary research institute with the motto Safety to Environment and Health and Service to Industry addresses problems critical to human health and environment. CSIR-IITR has GLP Compliance Certification from NGCMA, Government of India, issued with respect to toxicity & mutagenicity studies and NABL accredited facilities for biological and chemical testing. CSIR-IITR undertakes research in niche areas of toxicology. These include the impact of industrial and environmental chemicals on human health and ecosystem, and environmental monitoring of pollutants in air, water and soil.