The University of Arizona

Report an Adverse or Unanticipated Event

Report Misconduct

University Ethics and Compliance Hotline:


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).  (To avoid browser issues when accessing the form, right click on the hyperlink and select “save target as” or “save link as” to save the file directly to your hard drive. After saving, close the web browser and open the saved document.)

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. Email completed forms to:

Reports can be submitted anonymously by calling 520-626-1247.