Standard operating procedure (SOP), IAEC

As defined in “Breeding of and Experiments on Animals (Control and Supervision) Rules, 1998” "Institutional Animals Ethics Committee (IAEC)" means a body comprising of a group of persons recognized and registered by the Committee for the purpose of control and supervision of experiments on animals (CPCSEA) performed in an establishment which is constituted and operated in accordance with procedures specified for the purpose by the Committee1.

Objective: This SOP provides guidelines to IAEC for effective functioning so that a quality and consistent ethical review mechanism for research on animals is put in place for all proposals dealt by the Committee as prescribed by the CPCSEA under PCA Act 1960 and Breeding of and Experimentation (Control and Supervision) Rules 1998, as amended in 2001 and 2006.

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