Regulations and Guidance for use of Live Vertebrate Animals

ACUPS, IACUC Policies & SOPs, ABPs, Federal and State Laws, and Federal Policy that govern use of live vertebrate animals in research and teaching and Cornell University

Below is a collection of Federal, State, Cornell, and IACUC laws, policies and ACUPS that govern the use of live vertebrate animals in research and in teaching.

Cornell University regards the use of animals in research, teaching, and testing to be an integral component of continued progress in science, education, and agriculture. The university expects all of its animal facilities and programs to maintain the highest standards of animal care and use, and to be operated in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and Guidelines which can be found in Policy 1.4

Animal Care and Use Procedures (ACUPs)

Anesthesia and Analgesia

Surgery

Euthanasia

Experimental Guidelines

Animal Care

Animal Health and Preventative Care

Occupational Health and Safety

Administrative

IACUC Policies and SOPs

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee has also established policies and guidelines to guide the use of animals in research, testing, or teaching.
Animal Welfare Concerns

Education & Training

Protocol Related

Facility Related

Animal Care & Procedures

Cornell Policy 1.4

Cornell University regards the use of animals in research, teaching, and testing to be an integral component of continued progress in science, education, and agriculture. The university expects all of its animal facilities and programs to maintain the highest standards of animal care and use, and to be operated in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.

Animal Biosafety Procedures (ABPs)

These Animal Biosafety Procedures (ABPs) describe prudent practices, procedures, and equipment to reduce risk when performing various procedures at Animal Biosafety Level 2 (ABSL-2).

 

Federal and State Laws

There are several state and federal laws to be aware of that govern the use of animals in research and teaching.

Federal Laws

State Regulations

Federal Policies that impact animal research and teaching

Policies that impact the use of live vertebrate animals in research and teaching.