Humane Killing of Animals used for Scientific Purposes Guidelines These guidelines should be read in conjunction with the Humane killing of animals used for scientific purposes policy and the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.
Source: PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Clarifiion Regarding Use of Carbon Dioxide for Euthanasia of Small Laboratory Animals CO2 is generally considered an acceptable euthanasia agent for small laboratory animals when properly administered, its acceptability is predied on the following conditions: 1.
It has therefore been recommended that carbon dioxide should only be used for euthanasia once the rodents have first been rendered unconscious with an anaesthetic agent such as halothane." 4. In comparative studies of aversiveness of gaseous euthanasia agents, carbon dioxide was found to be "by far the most aversive anaesthetic for both rats and mice .
However, rodent carbon dioxide euthanasia equipment and procedures in IACUC-approved outside use and overnight housing areas were observed to be inconsistent with the AVMA Euthanasia Guidelines during recent site visits conducted separately by OLAW).
2020/2/10· This policy is intended to outline appropriate methods for utilizing carbon dioxide(CO2) for the humane euthanasia of rodents used in biomedical research. C02 is a recognized agent for the humane euthanasia of adult rats, mice, guinea pigs and hamsters
Carbon Dioxide Stunning Carbon dioxide stunning is an approved method for inducing insensibility under the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act of 1978 2 . The AVMA states that CO 2 is an acceptable method of euthanasia, but other methods are preferable because large animals, such as swine, appear to be more distressed than small laboratory animals.
Gas alternatives to carbon dioxide for euthanasia: A piglet perspective 27-Dec-2012 The use of nitrous oxide as an anesthetic/euthanasia agent may prove to be affordable, feasible and more humane than other alternatives.
The American Veterinary Medical Association guidelines for the euthanasia of animals provide new recommendations for the use of CO 2 for rodent euthanasia. 21 Rodent euthanasia with CO 2 by using a gradual 10% to 30% vol/min displacement rate is considered acceptable with conditions. 21 The AVMA regulations additionally clarify that immersion of conscious animals into a container prefilled
Carbon Dioxide (CO²) systems reduce the oxygen content of the atmosphere to a point where coustion becomes impossible. Fireline Corporation has been providing these systems for over 30 years and is known as the region’s leader in special hazards and clean agent suppression technology.
SOP Nuer: SOP008 Title: Carbon Dioxide Inhalant Euthanasia Revision No: 08 Replaces: 07 Date in effect: 5/19/2020 Page: 3 of 3 1. If you are concerned about a CO2 leak in the centralized system, press the red, emergency air purge button on the wall by
Carbon dioxide offers the potential for meeting overall humane and safety requirements. For example, use of CO 2 does not require restraint of individual pigs or appliion of mechanical means that can be hazardous and stressful for personnel. 3 Appliion of 2
3. Carbon Dioxide as a euthanasing agent for small s and mammals under 600 grams is being developed by WIRES in NSW using a small chaer and soda bulbs as a source. This looks like being their best solution for euthanasing small animals and s.
Carbon dioxide stunning is used for stunning pigs in many countries. There have been welfare concerns about CO2 because it is a pungent gas which is irritating to the respiratory tract (Gregory, 1994). One research lab reports that CO 2 is aversive to pigs (Raj et al, 1999). is aversive to pigs (Raj et al, 1999).
1 This research report has been prepared by RSPCA Australia (. For further information, please phone (02) 6282 8300 or e-mail [email protected] January 2007 Research ReportResearch ReportResearch Report Use of carbon dioxide for
Carbon dioxide, the most commonly used method to kill rodents has been shown to cause behavioural aversion in all species tested. MS-222 which is often used to kill fish is also now known to be aversive to zebrafish Intraperitoneal injection of Pentobarbitone
Carbon Dioxide (CO 2) systems are one of the oldest types of gaseous fire suppression systems.CO 2 is very inexpensive, requires no cleanup, and can be applied to a broad range of fire hazards. The major disadvantage associated with CO 2 systems is that the concentration required to extinguish a fire will not support human life, and for this reason, it can no longer be used in occupied enclosures.
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A. CARBON DIOXIDE EUTHANASIA OF RODENTS Carbon dioxide (CO 2) is a frequently used euthanasia agent for small laboratory animals due to its rapid onset of action, safety, and availability. This portion of the guideline concentrates on the following topics
Molecular redesign of expanded polystyrene to allow use of carbon dioxide as a foaming agent. I. Reversible binding of CO 2 A. Diaf Chemical Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261 Search for more papers by this author
Euthanasia – CO 2 • Compressed CO 2 in gas cylinders is the only acceptable source of CO 2 for euthanasia. • Only animals of the same species should be placed into a chaer at any time. • Euthanasia of more than one animal at a time should always be
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the most commonly used agent for euthanasia of laboratory rodents, used on an estimated tens of millions of laboratory rodents per year worldwide, yet there is a growing body of evidence indiing that exposure to CO2 causes more than momentary pain and distress in these and other animals.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET CARBON DIOXIDE Issue Date: 03-18-2011 1. Product and Company Identifiion Material name CARBON DIOXIDE Version # 02 Revision date 03-18-2011 Chemical name CARBON DIOXIDE CAS # 124-38-9 Product use Fire extinguishing agent