Research Compliance: A Faculty Handbook

Appendix: Regulations, Regulatory Agencies, and Policies

Human Subjects Research

Principles of Human Subject Protection

Federal Regulations

State of California Statutes

UC Systemwide Policies

UCB Campus Policies and Procedures

Animal Subjects Research

Federal Law, Regulations, and Policies

Guidelines and Accreditation Standards

UC System-wide Policy

UCB Campus Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

Laboratory Safety

Boating Guidelines, Information, and Courses

Research Misconduct

Federal Regulations

UC Research Policies

UC Berkeley Policies

Security and Related Issues Post 9/11

Federal Policies and Regulations

  • National Security Decision Directive (NSDD) 189, National Policy on the Transfer of Scientific, Technical and Engineering Information, September 21, 1985:
  • Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Title 15, sections 730-774 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) are promulgated and implemented by the Department of Commerce. The EAR regulate the export of goods and services identified on the Commodity Control List (CCL), Title 15 CFR section 774, Supp. 1. The EAR and CCL are available at
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR sections 120-130, are promulgated and implemented by the Department of State and regulate defense articles and services and related technical data that are identified on the Munitions Control List (MCL), 22 CFR § 121.1. The ITAR is available at

University of California Policies

UC Berkeley Policies