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Washington State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) ensures that all vertebrate animals involved in teaching or research at Washington State University receive ethical and humane care and treatment.

News & events

March 2019 Updates

Policies #2, #6, and #20 have been updated with minor changes

The updated and approved policies are now available on the Policies page under Resources. The minor changes included clarifications and consistency on personnel training. Policy #2 had an additional minor change regarding permits.

 

February 2019 Updates

Policy #17 has been updated

The updated and approved policy is now available on the Policies page under Resources.

 

January 2019 Updates

NEW: SOP #3 titled “Delivery of Inhalant Anesthetic Using a Bell Jar or Open-Drop Exposure” has been added

The new and approved SOP is now available on the SOPs page under Resources.

 

December 2018 Updates

NEW: SOP #13 titled “Minimum standards for fish husbandry” has been added
NEW: SOP #14 titled “Minimum standards for Xenopus husbandry” has been added

The new and approved SOPs are now available on the SOPs page under Resources.

Policy #2 has been updated

The updated and approved policy is now available on the Policies page under Resources.

 

November 2018 Updates

NEW: Policy #15 titled “Pest Control in Animal Facilities” has been added

The new and approved policy is now available on the Policies page under Resources.

 

October 2018 Updates

NEW: Policy #13 titled “Tricaine Methanesulfonate (MS-222) Preparation, Storage and Use” has been added

The new and approved policy is now available on the Policies page under Resources.

Policies #2 and #31 have been updated

The updated and approved policies are now available on the Policies page under Resources.

 

September 2018 Updates

Policy #6 has been updated

The updated and approved policy is now available on the Policies page under Resources.

 

*For all questions about IACUC updates, please contact the Animal Welfare Program.

 

Non-Animal Emergencies

Please call 911

Animal Emergencies

Please call the Office of the Campus Vet:

Pullman: (509) 330-1871

Spokane: (509) 592-6884

All Other Campuses/Locations: (509) 330-1871

Compliance Hotline

If you suspect that a research program is not treating animals in compliance with ethical, humane standards, immediately call or email the compliance hotline:

(509) 335-1289

or.hotline@wsu.edu