IACUC Policies and Guidelines


Item 1 Ether anesthesiaPDF Icon
Item 2 Use of Hypothermia to Anesthetize NeonatesPDF Icon
Item 3 Use of Tribromoethanol (TBE, formerly Avertin®PDF Icon)
Item 4 Use of Paralytic Agents During AnesthesiaPDF IconPDF Icon

Antibody Production

Item 1 Production of Polyclonal and Monoclonal Antibodies in Rodents and RabbitsPDF Icon
Item 2 Guidelines for the Production of Polyclonal and Monoclonal Antibodies in Rodents and RabbitsPDF Icon

Item 3

Guidelines for the Utilization of Animals in Experimental Neoplasia and AscitesPDF Icon


Item 1 Euthanasia as an Alternative to Death as an EndpointPDF Icon
Item 2 Euthanasia of Neonatal RodentsPDF Icon
Item 3 Euthanasia Methods for Amphibians, Birds and RodentsPDF Icon
Item 4

Policy on Euthanasia for Humane PurposesPDF Icon


Item 1 Reporting Unusual or Unexpected Animal DeathsPDF Icon
Item 2 Use of Expired Medical MaterialsPDF Icon
Item 3 Tail Biopsy of RodentsPDF Icon
Item 4 Use of Embryonated EggsPDF Icon
Item 5 Housing Density of Breeding MicePDF Icon
Item 6 Exception to Guide: Housing Diuretic Rodents in Wire-Bottom CagingPDF Icon
Item 7 Transportation of AnimalsPDF Icon
Item 8 Use of Non-pharmaceutical Grade CompoundsPDF Icon


Item 1 Training RequirementsPDF Icon
Item 2 Occupational Health/ZoonosesPDF Icon
Item 3 Training Requirements for Participants in Protocols Involving Instructional ProgramsPDF Icon

Protocol Review & Facility Assessment

Item 1 Protocol Submission and Review FlowchartPDF Icon
Item 2 Expedited Protocol ApprovalPDF Icon
Item 3 Submission of Revised Protocol after Initial ReviewPDF Icon
Item 4 Protocol Amendment (Addendum)PDF Icon
Item 5 Veterinary Verification and Consultation (VVC)PDF Icon
Item 6 Annual Protocol ReviewPDF Icon
Item 7 Triennial Protocol RenewalPDF Icon
Item 8 Studies Performed at Another Facility (Collaborations)PDF Icon
Item 9 Semiannual IACUC Program Review & Facilities InspectionPDF Icon
Item 10 Inspection of Individual LaboratoriesPDF Icon
Item 11 Use of Animal Tissues/ProductsPDF Icon

Restraint and Restriction

Item 1 Routine & Non-Routine RestraintPDF Icon
Item 2 Water or Food RestrictionPDF Icon


Item 1 Multiple Major Survival Surgical ProceduresPDF Icon
Item 2 Oocyte Removal (Multiple Surgery) from FrogsPDF Icon
Item 3 Guidelines for Survival Surgery on RodentsPDF Icon
Item 4 Documentation of Post-Surgical RecoveryPDF Icon
Item 5

Guidelines for Anesthesia, Surgery and Analgesia in AmphibiansPDF Icon

Regulations, Policies and Guidelines Governing the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals