Questions and answers on animal experiments at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)
Updated BfR FAQ from 25 February 2021
The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) performs animal experiments as part of its statutory duty. For which scientific purposes are animals used at the Institute, which species are used and how is it guaranteed that the animals suffer as little as possible? The BfR has summarised and answered these and other questions below.