Developmental and Reproductive Studies

Charles River offers a comprehensive support program for the implementation and evaluation of developmental and reproductive toxicology studies that involve the assessment of male and/or female reproductive toxicology, as well as the assessment of in vivo and/or in vitro developmental toxicology.

Our expertise in protocol design, study management and data interpretation provides a full range of services designed to include all aspects of developmental and reproductive studies.


  • Multispecies, fully automated sperm analysis
  • Evaluation of male reproductive toxicity endpoints
  • Maternal toxicity
  • Fetal morphological examinations with mobile computer data system
  • Soft tissue examinations
  • Skeletal staining and evaluation

To perform these services and support you in your developmental and reproductive toxicity testing, we have a first-class professional pathology staff with more than 50 years of cumulative experience available.