Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0720 - Non-Human Primates - Special Requirements

(1) Animal Classification:
(a) Class 1 non-human primates shall be all great apes and larger primates of infraorder Catarrhini, including but not limited to gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, baboons, and gibbons;
(b) Class 2 non-human primates shall be all old-world monkeys of infraorder Catarrhini, including but not limited to macaques of all subclassifications (pig-tailed, rhesus, Japanese, cynomolgus, crab-eating, long-tailed, java, Barbary, and any other macaques), all guenons (African Green monkey grouping), patas monkeys, and mangabeys; and
(c) Class 3 non-human primates shall include all old-world primates of the suborder Prosimii (prosimians) and all new-world monkeys of infraorder Platyrhini, including but not limited to squirrel monkeys and all other Saimiri species, spider monkeys and all other Ateles species, capuchins and all other Cebus species, marmosets and tamarinds of all subclassifications, owl monkeys, howler monkeys, and wooley monkeys.
(2) Any Facility for Class 1 non-human primates shall comply with the following provisions for Outdoor Facilities. The cage shall include sufficient shade areas so as to protect the animal(s) from direct sunrays; provide the animal(s) with access to shelter which will allow the animal(s) to remain dry and comfortable during inclement weather; include a suitable drainage system for the rapid elimination of excess water; provide sufficient space for the animal(s) to make normal postural and social adjustments; include apparatus for normal behavioral activities, and have a minimum floor space equal to 10 times the area occupied by each animal when it is standing on four feet. Any indoor Facility for Class 1 non-human primates shall be in compliance with the caging requirements stipulated in (5)(b) below. Outdoor facilities for Class 2 non-human primates are optional, but if provided must meet the specifications of this section.
(3) Any Facility for Class 1 and Class 2 non-human primates shall comply with the following provisions for Indoor Facilities: The indoor facilities shall be heated so as to protect the animal(s) from cold, with an ambient temperature of not less than 50°F; be adequately ventilated through the installation and use of windows, vents, doors, or air conditioning, so as to minimize drafts, odors, and moisture condensation, and have auxiliary ventilation provided when the ambient temperature exceeds 85°F; be sufficiently lighted, through either natural or artificial means, so as to permit thorough inspection and cleaning of the facilities and so as to protect the non-human primate from excessive illumination; be structurally sound and maintained in good repair, so as to protect the animal(s) from injury and to keep the animal(s) dry and clean, to contain the animal(s), and to restrict entry of other animal(s); to be supplied with adequate electrical power, potable water; and to have disposal facilities for the sanitary removal and disposal of animal waste, bedding, dead animals, and debris. Any indoor Facility for Class 1 non-human primates shall be in compliance with the primary caging space requirements as stipulated in (5)(b) below. Any indoor Facility for Class 2 non-human primates shall be in compliance with the caging requirements as stipulated in (5)(c) below.
(4) The primary enclosure for Class 3 non-human primates shall be in compliance with requirements as stipulated in (5)(c) below.
(5) Security:
(a) In order to provide reasonable precautions for the safety to the public, all classes of non-human primates shall be confined inside the permitted Facility and shall only be allowed outside the Facility for medical treatment or for removal to another approved Facility. When being transported, the animal(s) shall be restrained inside a cage within the vehicle so as to prevent escape from, or interference with the operation of, the vehicle;
(b) Minimum caging space for Class 1 non-human primates shall be: up to 44 lbs., floor space 10 sq. feet, minimal height 55 in.; from 45 to 77 lbs, floor space 15 sq. feet, minimal height 60 in.; more than 78 lbs, floor space 25 sq. feet, minimal height 84 in.;
(c) Minimum caging space for Class 2 and 3 non-human primates shall be: up to 2.2 lbs, floor space 1.6 sq. feet, minimal height 20 in.; from 2.3 to 6.6 lbs., floor space 3.0 sq. feet, minimal height 30 in.; from 6.7 to 22 lbs, floor space 4.3 sq. feet, minimal height 30 in.; from 23 to 33 lbs., floor space 6.0 sq. feet, minimal height 32 in.; from 34-55 lbs., floor space 8.0 sq. feet, minimal height 36 in.; from 56-66 lbs., floor space 10.0 sq. feet, minimal height 46 in.; more than 67 lbs., floor space 15.0 sq. feet, minimal height 46 in.
(6) No non-human primate may be restrained by a tether as primary means of confinement.
(7) Sanitation: Excreta and debris shall be removed from the facilities as often as necessary to prevent contamination of the food or water supplies, reduce disease hazards, and reduce odors.
(8) The Department may modify or waive the confinement requirements established in sections (2), (3), (4), and (5) of this rule subject to the following:
(a) The animal is determined by the Department to be less than 180 days of age;
(b) The Department's approval to modify or waive the requirements must be in writing and must include an expiration date; and
(c) The Department may impose reasonable conditions on such approval.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0720
AD 9-1986, f. & ef. 5-27-86; AD 18-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-8-97 thru 6-5-98; DOA 8-1998, f. & cert. ef. 9-14-98

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 609

Stats. Implemented: ORS 609.205 - ORS 609.335

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