Kinder Scientific takes seriously its role in animal research. We design our products to advance clear scientific objectives while at the same time minimizing the adverse affect on the animals. Further, we support the principles and accreditation of the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) (http://www.aaalac.org/) and the Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Animals in Research published by the American Psychological Association as well as the requirements of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. §2131 et. seq.), USDA regulations and guidelines regarding animal care and research and applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and guidelines regarding animal care, research, personnel, supervision, record keeping and veterinary care.