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The Manufacture, Shipping and Receiving and Quality Control of Rodent Bedding MaterialsThe criteria for rodent bedding and nesting materials are discussed. The literature is reviewed regarding sources of bedding materials, manufacturing methods, quality control, procedures (microbiological, physical and chemical), storage, methods, shipment, methods of use and disposal, current knowledge concerning bedding effects on animals as related to research and testing and legal aspects. Future needs, especially with respect to the promulgation of standards, also are addressed.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Ames Research Center
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Kraft, Lisbeth M.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1980
Publication Information
Publication: Lab. Animal Science
Publisher: American Association for Lab. Animal Science
Volume: 30
Issue: 2
Subject Category
Nonmetallic Materials
Report/Patent Number
NAS 1.15:208145
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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