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Policy: Acceptable Methods of Euthanasia (IACUC)

Policy: Acceptable Methods of Euthanasia (IACUC)

Policy

Methods of Euthanasia*

Euthanasia methods applicable to research and teaching animals assigned to IACUC animal use protocols are described in the AVMA Guideline for Euthanasia of Animals . Review this document for more information and details.  Please note that the acceptability of a method applies only to the species for which it is listed.  Consult the veterinary staff fi you need mroe information about or training in any method.

Acceptable:

Acceptable methods of euthanasia with conditions require written additional justification and IACUC approval (protocol approval) prior to use.

Acceptable with Conditions*

Acceptable methods of euthanasia with conditions require written additional justification and IACUC approval (protocol approval) prior to use.

*According to the AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition

 

Additional information:

Standards and Procedures

Guidelines for CO2 Euthanasia of Poultry and Young Swine

Guidelines for Euthanasia of Wildlife Species

 

 

Revised 2/2/16

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