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January 12, 2013

Animal Research Facilities: Connecticut

This page lists Connecticut research facilities regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Annual reports and inspection reports for these facilities can be downloaded by clicking the links listed below each facility's name. More information about how these research facilities are regulated can be found here. View the interactive U.S. map of animal research facilities here.

 


Connecticut College

New London, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
Coviden
North Haven, Connecticut
Fairfield University
Fairfield, Connecticut
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, Connecticut
Northwestern Connecticut
Community College
Winsted, Connecticut

Quinnipiac University
Hamden, Connecticut

Sea Research Foundation, Inc.
Mystic, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions

Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions

The Connecticut Agriculture
Experiment Station
New Haven, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions

Trinity College

Hartford, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions

University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions

University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions

VA Medical Center

West Haven, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
» USDA Annual Report
» USDA Inspection Report *
» Pain/Distress Relief Exceptions
» Animal Welfare Act Exceptions


Footnote
The facilities listed on this page are those subject to the provisions of the Animal Welfare Act, a federal law that pertains to the care, handling, and use of animals in research.

The Animal Welfare Act requires facilities that conduct biomedical research and testing on animals to register with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and submit a report to the agency annually. Registered facilities are inspected by the USDA at least once annually, with the exception of federal facilities, which are not inspected by the USDA.

The Animal Welfare Act applies only to research facilities that use certain animal species. This includes all mammals and birds except laboratory-bred mice, rats, and birds. Also excluded are reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates. Excluded animals account for the vast majority of animals used in US-based research.

The Animal Welfare Act does not apply to facilities that conduct research solely on non-covered animals. Consequently, these facilities are not required to submit annual reports to the USDA nor are they inspected by the USDA. Only facilities that conduct research on covered mammals and birds are regulated by the Act, are required to submit annual reports, and are subject to inspection. These are the facilities listed on this page.

* This is the most recent inspection report for this facility as of December 4, 2012.

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