Regulations and Guidance for use of Live Vertebrate Animals (ACUP, IACUC policies)

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Laws, policies, and ACUPs (animal care and use procedures) that govern the use of live vertebrate animals in research and in teaching are listed on this page.


Go to: ACUPs  |  IACUC Policies & SOPs  |  Cornell Policy 1.4  |  ABPs  |  Federal & State Laws


Note about Cornell University 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 which can be found in University Policy 1.4.

Animal Care and Use Procedures (ACUP)

 

Anesthesia and Analgesia

Surgery

Euthanasia

Experimental Guidelines

Animal Care

Animal Health and Preventative Care

Occupational Health and Safety

Administrative

IACUC Policies and SOPs

The IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee) has established policies and guidelines to guide the use of animals in research, testing, or teaching at Cornell.

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. For complete information, see Cornell Policy 1.4

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

State


Federal Policies that Impact Animal Research and Teaching

Several federal policies also impact the use of live vertebrate animals in research and teaching.