Federal Laws, Policies, Guidelines, and Other Documents

Adjuvants and Antibody Production: Comparisons and Alternative Technologies, Information Resources - Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC)

Animal Welfare Act

Animal Welfare Regulations:
| Definitions Part 1.1 | Regulations Part 2 | Standards Part 3 |

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

Code of Federal Regulations

OLAW Notices

OLAW's Frequently Asked Questions about the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Euthanasia - The AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals

FDA webpage on genetically engineered animals, and final Guidance, released January 15, 2009.

Federal Register

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"

Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) - Relevant Regulations, Guidelines and Laws.

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.

Monoclonal Antibody Production. A Report of the Committee on Methods of Producing Monoclonal Antibodies, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, National Research Council. 1999. Guidance Document.

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)

Published Articles Authored by OLAW

Recombinant DNA Molecules. NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules, from the Office of Biotechnology Activities.

 U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research and Training

USDA Animal Care Policy Manual

USDA - ARS * CSREES * ERS * NASS Humane Animal Care and Use Policy and Procedures for Agricultural Research Service activities. ARS - Agricultural Research Service; NASS - National Agricultural Statistics Service; ERS - Economic Research Service; CSREES - Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service.

Veterans Affairs, Dept. - Animal Research Documents and Resources.


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