​The personnel of the Central Animal Laboratory follows approved guidelines that comply with the quality management policy of the University of Turku.

In addition The Central Animal Laboratory follows the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) guidelines of OECD, which involves all the operations of the Laboratory –caretaking of the animals, research, facility maintenance, documentation, archiving etc.

Due to the GLP status, it is mandatory that everybody who uses the facilities follows the GLP rules.

All procedures at CAL are performed in accordance with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of CAL.

  • Central Animal Laboratory has been inspected in regular basis by GLP authorities and has received the Statement of Good Laboratory Practice Compliance in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2018.