Flashcards in Chapter 5 Managing Compliance Deck (56)
Which of the following is NOT a requirement that is found in the Animal Welfare Act and ts amendments?
Young animals may not be used in research before they are weaned.
Birds bred for research are NOT presently covered under the Animal Welfare Act.
The IACUC has an obligation to identify whistle blowers who report possible animal abuse or neglect so they can receive recognition from the institution.
USDA does not require that IACUC meeting minutes be recorded.
Which of the following are mandated by the Animal Welfare Act?
-Establishment of an IACUC
-Information on how to report deficiencies in animal care
-Training of all animal care personnel
Amphibians, reptiles, and fish are exempt from coverage under th Animal Welfare Act.
What needs to be specifically addressed in the required plan for environmental enhancement for nonhuman primate?
Research facilities using regulated species must register with USDA and the registration must be updated every year.
Which agency is authorized to develop regulations based on the Animal Welfare Act?
Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service
Which of the following applies to semiannual inspections conducted by the IACUC?
The IACUC can use the Guide as the basis for the inspeciton
Rats and mice bred for research are covered under the PHS policy.
OLAW requires that institutions submit an assurance document affirming that they will comply with all the PHS Policy requirements.
The AWA Regulations and PHS Policy both require that the IACUC conduct semiannual inspection of all areas where live animals are housed or used.
Freedom of Information Act information requests are sent to the institutions.
Which of the following is an authority granted to USDA APHIS inspectors?
-To make copies of documents in the facility that are required by the regulations
-To require euthanizing an animal if it is determined that the animal is suffering as a result of noncompliance
-To take photographs of areas of noncompliance
Which group(s) has/have a right to conduct unannounced inspections of the animal facility?
USDA APHIS personnel
USDA APHIS inspectors are NOT allowed to take photographs while inspecting a facility.
USDA APHIS inspectors have the authority to make copies of required records kept in the facility.
Which statement is FALSE regarding staff responsibilities during a USDA inspection?
Inspectors should be provided as much information as possible
USDA inspections may be conducted in response to public complaints
All regulations regarding obtaining, storing, and disposing of controlled substances are federal statues.
Many drugs used for analgesia and tranquilization are controlled substances.
In addition to federal regulations, there are local and state regulations that need to be followed.
GLPs describe the training requirements for personnel involved in covered studies
Which group of compounds falls within the scope of GLPs.
Food and color additives
Nonclinical studies of the effect of pesticides on the embryonic development of fish would fall under the GLPs regulations
An intent of the GLPs is to ensure that studies can be reconstructed accurately if they need to be repeated.
Which regulatory agency codifies GLPs for laboratory studies?
-Food and Drug Administration
-Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
-Environmental Protection Agency
The Centers for Disease Control is one of the agencies that regulates the care and welfare of research animals