The University of Arizona

Report an Adverse or Unanticipated Event

Report Misconduct

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Individuals must notify the IACUC regarding any

  • unanticipated deaths or clinical signs
  • adverse events
  • unexpected study results, or
  • phenotype that negatively impacts the welfare of an animal

Notify the IACUC using the Report of Adverse Event/Unanticipated Outcome Form (PDF).

Notification must occur even if the issue is reported to a University Animal Care veterinarian, and/or the issue has been corrected.

Notification must be timely, to minimize the adverse effect on animal welfare. 

Reports can be submitted anonymously.