Please wait while we gather the requested information from the database...

Get Involved
| Contact Us | Join SOT | Site Map | Help
Submit Button for the Search Form
Login: Email address
Submit Button for the Login Form
Forgot your Password?

Selected References

Selected References

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. PHS (Public Health Service), 1996, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., 28 pp. (PL 99-158. Health Research Extension Act, 1985). The policy is available from NIH Office of Protection from Research Risks, 6100 Executive Blvd., MSC 7507, Suite 3801, Rockville, MD 20892-7507.

The Importance of Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research is a PHS statement available from the Public Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

The Animal Welfare Act of 1966 (P.L. 89-544) as amended by the Animal Welfare Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-579); 1976 Amendments to the Animal Welfare Act (P.L. 94-279); the Food Security Act of 1985 (P.L. 99-198), Subtitle F (Animal Welfare File Name: PL99198); and the Food and Agriculture Conservation and Trade Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-624), Section 2503, Protection of Pets (File Name: PL101624). Rules and regulations pertaining to implementation are published in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 9 (Animals and Animal Products), Chapter 1, Subchapter A (Animal Welfare). Available from Regulatory Enforcement and Animal Care, APHIS, USDA, Unit 85, 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD 20737-1234, File Name 9CFR93.

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1996 or succeeding revised editions.

International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research involving Animals. Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS), Geneva, 1985.

European Convention for the Protection of Vertebrate Animals Used for Experimental and Other Scientific Purposes. Council of Europe, ETS No. 123, 1986.

Interdisciplinary Principles and Guidelines for the Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education. Ad Hoc Animal Research Committee, New York Academy of Sciences, 1988.

Recognition and Alleviation of Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals. A Report of the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources Committee on Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals. NCR (National Research Council). Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1992.

Education and Training in the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals: A Guide for Developing Institutional Programs.
AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association). Report of the AVMA panel on euthanasia. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 202(2):229-249, 1993.

Guide to the Care and Use of Experimental Animals. CCAC (Canadian Council on Animal Care) Vol. 1, 2nd ed. Edited by E. D. Olfert, B. M. Cross, and A. A. McWilliam. Ontario, Canada: Canadian Council on Animal Care, 1993. 211 pp.

Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)

European Centre for Validation of Alternative Methods (ECVAM)

Animal Welfare Information Center, USDA

NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service


[Necessity of Animal Research] [Reliability of Animal Data]
[Commitment to ResponsibleTreatment] [Advancing Valid Alternatives] [Position Statement]
[Guiding Principles] [Further Information] [Selected References]
[Public Policy Statement] [Download Printable Brochure]

Share this page.

SOT —Dedicated to Creating a Safer and Healthier World by Advancing the Science of Toxicology.

© 2015 Society of Toxicology. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer | Contact Us