Regulatory Guidelines And Other Documents

Animal Care and Use Committees (ACUC). Beltsville, MD: United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library, 1992. URL: http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/oldbib/ acuc.htm. This document covers general issues dealing with animal care and use committees within research institutions. Topics include industrial applications, ethics, investigator and public attitudes toward the ACUC, membership and training issues, policy, protocol review, and regulation of the ACUC.

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1996. URL: http://oacu.od. nih.gov/regs/guide/guide1.htm#intro. These guidelines, originally published in 1963, were revised by the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, the Commission on Life Sciences, and the National Research Council. They are the accepted industry standard for the humane use and treatment of laboratory animals.

Regulatory Pharmacology and Toxicology. U.S.A.: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration. URL: http://www.fda.gov/cder/PharmTox/default.htm. Main site for providing regulatory guidance documents to the industry. Includes official guidance documents, the Standard of Review formats followed, and the means for electronic submissions. Many items in PDF format.

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. U.S.A.: Elsevier Press (formerly Academic Press). Bi-monthly. ISSN: 0273-2300. URL: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/ 622939/description#description. Publishes articles on the topic of toxicology. Has section devoted to the legal aspects of toxi-cological and pharmacological regulations.

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