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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 8910.1C
Effective Date: December 02, 2011
Expiration Date: December 02, 2020
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Care and Use of Animals (updated w/Change 2 on 3/20/14)

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Health & Medical Officer


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Chapter 7. Vertebrate Animal Science Review

7.1 Any laboratory research proposal submitted to NASA that requests funding for vertebrate animal research shall undergo a Vertebrate Animal Scientific Review (VASR) conducted by the science merit review panel.

7.2 All NASA research solicitations requesting laboratory studies that use vertebrate animals or that could result in laboratory studies using vertebrate animals being submitted shall contain at a minimum the text provided in Appendix E regarding the VASR.

7.3 A proposal using vertebrate animals shall be coded as "no concerns/acceptable" by the VASR before any funds are awarded.

7.4 Any issues related to a proposal coded as "concerns/unacceptable" by the VASR shall be resolved by the NASA Chief Veterinarian, through the Office of the Chief Health and Medical Officer, and the proposal re-coded as "no concerns/acceptable" before any funds are awarded.



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