REGULATORY ITEMS

 

MANY INSTITUTIONS REQUEST THIS BASIC INFORMATION:

• AAALAC Accreditation number – 926
• USDA Registration - 23-R-0141
• OLAW / NIH Assurance - A3886-01, approved on February 4, 2017, expires January 31, 2021.

POCONO RABBIT FARM & LABORATORY IS FULLY ACCREDITED BY AAALAC INTERNATIONAL.

This is the gold standard for laboratory animal care.

AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. AAALAC stands for the "Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care." Many of our customers require that their contract labs be AAALAC Accredited.

Pocono Rabbit Farm & Laboratory's file number is 926.

View more information directly from AAALAC International

View Our Accreditation Letter

Pocono Rabbit Farm & Laboratory registered as a Class R Research Facility with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the registration number is 23-R-0141.

Additional information on USDA, APHIS can be found at http://www.aphis.usda.gov

View our registration certificate

View our latest inspection report from February 2019

Pocono Rabbit Farm & Laboratory is also a registered Class B dealer. The Class B registration number is 23-B-0183.

Pocono Rabbit Farm & Laboratory assured by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW.) The assurance number is A3886-01 / D16-00508. Effective date for the current assurance is February 4, 2017. Our assurance expires on January 31, 2021

More information about OLAW – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/olaw.htm

Official Assurance Approval Letter

POCONO RABBIT FARM & LABORATORY HAS AN INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL CARE AND USE COMMITTEE (IACUC) THAT APPROVES ALL PROTOCOLS.

Our protocols for antibody production are preapproved so that there is no delay in starting your project.

THE APPROVAL NUMBERS FOR STANDARD POLYCLONAL ANTIBODY PRODUCTION PROTOCOLS ARE:

  • Rabbits – PRF2A
  • Guinea Pigs – PRF2B
  • Rats – PRF2C
  • Mice – PRF2D
  • Chickens – PRF2E
  • Goats – PRF2F
  • Sheep – PRF2G
  • Alpaca - PRF3J

Our antibody production protocols were most recently approved on January 9, 2019.

If you need correspondence with our IACUC or a formal approval letter please call, request by email, or request via our information request form.