The policies promulgated by the IACUC are designed to assure that animals used in research at UAB are treated humanely and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the AWA, USDA policies, The Guide, OLAW guidance, and AAALAC. Investigators who find that a given policy is not optimal for their needs or the scientific goals of their research may request an exemption to the policy in the IACUC AUR or modification forms. Requests for exemption will be reviewed and must be approved by the IACUC before the exemption can be used.
Please note that you will be required to enter your BlazerID when clicking on the link to download these policies.Animal Adoption Form (revised 9/29/10)Animal Adoption Policy (revised 9/29/10)Animal Euthanasia (revised 3/27/13)Appeals Procedures (revised 9/26/12)Animal Replacement Policy (revised 8/29/12)Animal Procurement Policy (revised 2/27/13)Ascites Production of Monoclonal Antibodies (revised 12/20/12)
Aseptic Technique (revised 11/28/12)
Carcass Disposal and Reporting Deaths (revised 12/29/10)Cell Line Testing Requirements (11/29/12)
Controlled Water Intake for Nonhuman Primates (revised 4/24/13)Dog Exercise Plan (revised 1/25/12)Endpoints Policy (revised 5/30/12)Expired Drug Policy (revised 6/27/12)Housing Rodents in Wire-Bottom Cages (revised 11/24/10)Identification and Genotyping of Rodents (revised 12/20/12)Irradiation of Animals (revised 11/30/11)Isolator Maintenance, Gnotobiotic (revised 6/27/12)Isolator Maintenance, Non-Gnotobiotic (revised 6/27/12)Media Access (revised 2/27/13)Mouse Housing Density Policy (revised 4/25/07)Nonstandard Husbandry (added 2/25/11)Use of Paralytic Agents (revised 10/31/12)Primary Animal Care Provided by Investigator (revised 8/29/12)Promotion of Psychological Well-Being of Nonhuman Primates (revised 1/25/12)Rat Housing Density Policy (revised 3/03) Reporting Deficiencies in Animal Care and Use (revised 5/30/12)Rodent Major Survival Surgery (revised 11/28/12)Sharps HandlingSkin Carcinomas in Rodents (added 10/28/11)Solid Tumors in Rodents (revised 8/31/11)Sterilization Procedures for Aseptic Surgery (revised 7/29/09)Transportation of Animals (revised 4/25/12)Veterinary Authority Policy (7/25/12)Zebrafish Policy (4/24/2013)
Signs and References
Euthanasia Sign for Labs
Special Diet Storage Guidelines