Commission launches a call for information on animal health
Today, the Secretariat of the Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) published a:
- Call for information in support of a targeted revision of Annexes III and IV of Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
The objective of the Call is to ensure that all relevant scientific information is available to the Scientific Committee for its assessment in line with the mandate that the SCHEER received from DG ENV.
Interested parties are invited to submit their contribution via the email SANTE-SCHEER@ec.europa.eu until 27 February 2023.
The Secretariat of the SCHEER would like to invite any interested parties to submit scientific information on:
- standards of accommodation and care to safeguard the welfare of zebrafish when kept in captivity for scientific purposes: key parameters and their respective ranges for the housing; maximum stocking densities
- methods of killing appropriate for animal bred, supplied or used in scientific procedures: conditions and limitations of the hypothermic shock
- housing requirements to maintain the welfare of European starling (Sturnus vulgaris L.), House sparrows (Passer domesticus), great tit (Parus major) and blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) kept in captivity for scientific purposes