Federal Laws, Policies, Guidelines, and Other Documents
Adjuvants and Antibody Production: Comparisons and Alternative Technologies, Information Resources - Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC)
ARENA & OLAW IACUC Guidebook, 2nd Edn., 2002: PDF
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL), 5th edition. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health
Euthanasia - The AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals
Good Laboratory Practice for Nonclinical Laboratory Studies, Food and Drug Administration. Full text online; the printed version of the document should be used for legal and compliance purposes.
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals - National Research Council - 2010 edition
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals - National Research Council - 1996 edition
Health Research Extension Act - PUBLIC LAW 99-158, November 20, 1985 "Animals in Research"
Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Laboratory Animal Welfare, among the Animal and Health Plant Health Inspection Service U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration U.S. Departmen of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals, National Academy of Sciences, 1997.
OMB Circular No. A-21 revised 11/27/98 (Cost Principles for Educational Institutions)
Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Public Health Service / Office for Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW, formerly OPRR)
Recombinant DNA Molecules. NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules, from the Office of Biotechnology Activities.
USDA Animal Care Policy Manual