RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS
i. This institution will maintain for at least three years:
A copy of this Assurance and any modifications thereto, as approved by PHS.
Minutes of IACUC meetings, including records of attendance, activities of the committee, and committee deliberations.
Records of applications, proposals, and proposed significant changes in the care and use of animals and whether IACUC approval was given or withheld.
Records of semiannual IACUC reports and recommendations (including minority views) as forwarded to Dr. Douglas Causey, Vice Provost.
Records of accrediting body determinations.
ii. This institution will maintain records that relate directly to applications, proposals, and proposed changes in ongoing activities reviewed and approved by the IACUC for the duration of the activity and for an additional three years after completion of the activity.
iii. All records shall be accessible for inspection and copying by authorized OLAW or other PHS representatives at reasonable times and in a reasonable manner.
A. At least once every 12 months, the IACUC, through the Institutional Official, will report in writing to OLAW:
Any change in the status of the institution (e.g., if the institution becomes accredited by AAALAC or AAALAC accreditation is revoked), any change in the description of the institution's program for animal care and use as described in this Assurance, or any changes in IACUC membership. If there are no changes to report, this institution will provide OLAW with written notification that there are no changes.
Notification of the dates that the IACUC conducted its semiannual evaluations of the institution's program and facilities (including satellite facilities) and submitted the evaluations to Dr. Douglas Causey.
B. The IACUC, through the Institutional Official, will provide the OLAW promptly with a full explanation of the circumstances and actions taken with respect to:
Any serious or continuing noncompliance with the PHS Policy.
Any serious deviations from the provisions of the .
Any suspension of an activity by the IACUC.
C. Reports filed under VI.A. and VI.B. above shall include any minority views filed by members of the IACUC.