Purchasing and Business Services Manual (PUR)

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Effective: 6/14/1985

Revised: 3/23/2010

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PUR 401–01: Live Animals

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Purpose

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To assign the responsibility for the purchase of live animals for teaching and research

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Sources

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United States. Public Health Service. National Institutes of Health. Publication No. 85-23 (1985), NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Animal Welfare Act, Public Law No. 89-544, 80 Statutes-at-Large 350 (codified as amended at 7 United States Code §§ 2131–2156 (1982)); amended by Public Law No. 99-198, 99 Statutes-at-Large 1645–1650 (codified as amended at 7 United States Code §§ 2132, 2143–2146, 2149, 2157 (Supp. III 1986))
University policy

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Policy

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Review and Approval of Activities Involving Live Animals

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is responsible for reviewing and approving all teaching and research activities involving the use of live animals.


Purchase of Live Animals

Unless approved by the Department of Animal Care Technologies (DACT) and the IACUC, all purchases of live animals must be made through DACT.

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Procedure

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For more information or to purchase live animals, send an email to animal.orders@asu.edu

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Cross-Reference

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For information on the ethical use and care of laboratory animals, see the Research and Sponsored Projects Policies and Procedures Manual—RSP 202, “Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.”


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