IACUC Approved Policies

The following is a list of all policies approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator to ensure that they and their staff are compliant with these policies. For more information, please contact the IACUC Administrator.

Effective Dates Policy
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Collecting Samples for Genomic Analysis
December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2025 Protocol Reviews
December 3, 2020 through December 31, 2023 Compliance with The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
August 20, 2020 through June 30, 2023 Counting Animal Use
December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2025 Notification of Suspension of Protocols
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Training New IACUC Members
August 20, 2020 through June 30, 2023 Utilizing DMR for New Protocol and Modification Submissions
December 2, 2021 through December 30, 2024 Reporting Animal Welfare Concerns
December 3, 2020 through December 31, 2023 New Protocol Submissions
December 3, 2020 through December 31, 2023 Use of Complete Freund’s Adjuvant (CFA)
December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2025 Reporting Morbidity and Mortality
December 3, 2020 through December 31, 2023 Animal Stabilization
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Rodent Toe Clipping
December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2025 Semi-annual Program Review and Facility Inspections
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Inter-agency IACUC Reviews
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Use of Tribromoethanol (Avertin)
August 20, 2020 through June 30, 2023 Transgenic / Gene Targeted Animals
December 2, 2021 through December 30, 2024 Post-Approval Monitoring Program
December 2, 2021 through December 30, 2024 Modification Review and Approval
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Cage Density and Weaning Activity for Mice
December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2025 Food Placement for Impaired Rodents
December 16, 2021 through December 31, 2023 Expired Protocols
December 3, 2020 through December 31, 2023 Animal Training and OHS Requirements
August 20, 2020 through June 30, 2023
Animal Holding in Investigator Laboratories
December 2, 2021 through December 30, 2024 Cage Identification
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Code of Ethics for the Care and Use of Animals
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Death as an Endpoint
August 20, 2020 through June 30, 2023 Retro-orbital Bleeding
December 2, 2021 through December 30, 2024 Use of Expired Drugs and Biomaterials
December 2, 2021 through December 30, 2024 Utilizing Designated Member Review After Full Committee Review
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Animal Transportation to and from PI Laboratories
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Animal Transfers to Holding Protocols
August 20, 2020 through June 30, 2023 Assigning Reviewers to New Protocols
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Animal Transfers to Approved Protocols
December 3, 2020 through December 31, 2023 Rodent Tumor Production
December 3, 2020 through December 31, 2023 Animal Housing and Enrichment
December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2025 Expiration Dates on Drug Mixtures Used in Animals
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 CO2 Euthanasia of Laboratory Rodents
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Training Requirements when Training Is Performed by Research Personnel
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Unexpected Unavailability of Commonly used Therapeutic Drugs/Materials
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Documentation of Post-procedure and Post-surgical Monitoring
December 1, 2022 through December 30, 2024 IACUC Membership
December 5, 2019 through December 31, 2022 Veterinary Consultation for Painful/Distressful (D/E) Procedures
December 1, 2022 through December 31, 2025 Vaporizer Calibration and Maintenance
August 20, 2020 through June 30, 2023 Prolonged Physical Restraint
December 2, 2021 through December 30, 2024 Approved Animal Care and Use Protocol Signatures
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Mouse/Rat Transportation to/from Institutions Outside UConn Health
June 2, 2022 through June 30, 2025 Photography of Research Animals
June 17, 2021 through June 30, 2024 Collaborative Research and Animal Protocols