Ether will not be approved for animal studies at the KSU as an anesthetic due to problems concerning its
- Safety factor
- Irritant qualities
- Induction of pulmonary edema.
Exceptions to the guideline concerning ether anesthesia will be considered and reviewed by the IACUC on a case by case basis only with overwhelming scientific justification.
LAST REVIEWED AND ADOPTED BY THE IACUC: July 21, 2011