Canadian lab stats released

29-01-2012

Canadian lab stats released

 

In 2010, 3,311,083 animals were used in research, teaching, testing and production of biological products for scientific purposes, a slight decrease from 2009.

Canadian lab stats released

 

The 2010 Survey of Animal Use for Scientific Purposes in Canada has just been published by the Canadian Council on Animal Care for the fifteenth consecutive year (1996 to 2010).

 

In 2010, 3,311,083 animals were used in research, teaching, testing and production of biological products for scientific purposes, a slight decrease from 2009 during which 3,375,027 animals were used. Fish were most commonly used, followed by mice, rats and birds. The report is at

http://ccac.ca/en_/publications/audf