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Animal Ethics Committee (ECD)

About ECD


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The Animal Ethics Committee (Ethische Commissie Dierproeven (ECD)):

  • evaluates planned tests
  • monitors the required level of education and competence of the people who participate in the tests
  • sets out criteria for ethical aspects regarding animal testing
  • provides advice to users, test leaders and employees on the ethical aspects of animal testing
  • carries out a retrospective analysis of all projects.

Information about ECD internal rules can be found here.