CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the only institute of toxicology in the country contributing towards cutting-edge research and innovation in toxicology with the motto: “Safety to Environment and Health and Service to Industry”. CSIR-IITR has made an impact in addressing problems critical to human health & the environment as well as safety of chemicals/products. The institute has been involved in basic and applied research in diverse areas of toxicology and associated disciplines for over five decades. CSIR-IITR’s contributions in the field of toxicology have globally positioned CSIR among top five in Food, Industrial and Nanomaterial toxicology. The institute has received Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) compliance in June 2014 for toxicity and mutagenicity studies. GLP is an internationally accepted quality system under which pre-clinical health and environmental safety studies are performed. CSIR-IITR has established a “Centre for Innovation and Translational Research (CITAR)” to encourage impactful societal, industrial research and enable start-ups to foster collaborations with researchers to fast track technological solutions. The institute is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentations and laboratories (NABL certified) such as Advanced Imaging Facility, Analytical Facility, Computational Toxicology Facility (the only facility for toxicology in India), Translational Research Facility, Cell & Molecular Biology Facility and Industrial Labs.