Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)
Owner/Developer: Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (CIHR and NSERC)
The Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) is the national peer-review organization responsible for setting, maintaining, and overseeing the implementation of high standards for animal ethics and care in science throughout Canada. Created in 1968, the CCAC is an independent, non-profit organization, acting in the interests of the Canadian people. The CCAC is financed primarily by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), with additional contributions from federal science-based departments and agencies, as well annual program participation fees paid by CCAC-certified institutions participating in its programs.
|User access:||Open access|
|Relevance:||Replacement - Reduction - Refinement|
|Purpose:||Animal welfare - Education and training - Documentation and information|
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