Facility performs in-vivo tests for
quality control evaluation of biologicals referred from different laboratories of National
Institute of Biologicals as per Indian and other Pharmacopoeias.
The Staff of
the facility strongly believes that " Good Science and Animal Welfare go
Hand in Hand"
along with commitment to the application of 3 R's for replacement, reduction and
refinement. The staff
provides veterinary services, advises and educates the scientists and staff of
NIB on animal experimentation issues while promoting the best practices for the
humane and responsible use of animals.
ensures timely availability of animal species for various
in vivo tests to different laboratory by a well- planned breeding program or by procuring animals from other
CPCSEA registered sources.
Care Staff of the facility ensures high quality animal husbandary and care that
meets the requirements of animal welfare regulations and guidelines provided by
central facility, Animal Facility also takes up mandatory in vivo testing
required for new products taken up by various laboratories of NIB.