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Update to the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals has been updated. The 2015 revision reflects the following changes:

  • adoption of the 8th Edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals;
  • implementation of the 2013 Edition of the AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals;
  • modification to footnotes 2, 7, 9, 11, and 13 requiring that PHS-Assured institutions comply with USDA regulations that are applicable to their programs;
  • change in OLAW contact information; and
  • minor grammatical corrections.

Learn more at NOT-OD-15-079. View or download the PHS Policy here: View | PDF | eBook

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