Helpful Information: Navigating the Proper Use of Substances, Agents, Medical Materials, and Drugs with Animals

Animal Care & Use Program
Dec 18, 2023

This interactive tool includes two unique scenarios, each with a series of commonly-asked questions about the proper administration and use of medical materials, agents, drugs, and/or substances in animal studies. For quick access, scenarios are also available via PDF download using the links below:

Please refer to the following documents for detailed information on the appropriate storage, labeling, and use of drugs and other medical materials in animal activities:

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  • Questions about the use of specific drugs or other medical materials in animals should be directed to your ULAM Faculty Veterinarian.
  • For assistance with establishing a system to monitor for expired materials in your laboratory, please contact the Quality Assurance Team in the Animal Care & Use Office at