The Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects is also codified at the following:

7 C.F.R. Part 1c

Department of Agriculture

10 C.F.R. Part 745

Department of Energy

14 C.F.R. Part 1230

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

15 C.F.R. Part 27

Department of Commerce

16 C.F.R. Part 1028

Consumer Product Safety Commission

22 C.F.R. Part 225

International Development Cooperation Agency, Agency for International Development

24 C.F.R. Part 60

Department of Housing and Urban Development

28 C.F.R. Part 46

Department of Justice

32 C.F.R. Part 219

Department of Defense

34 C.F.R. Part 97

Department of Education

38 C.F.R. Part 16

Department of Veterans Affairs

40 C.F.R. Part 26

Environmental Protection Agency

45 C.F.R. Part 690

National Science Foundation

49 C.F.R. Part 11

Department of Transportation

Subpart A:
Basic DHHS Policy for Protection of Human Research Subjects

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301; 42 U.S.C. 289(a); 42 U.S.C. 300v-1(b).

Source: 56 FR 28003, June 18, 1991; 70 FR 36325, June 23, 2005.

To what does this policy apply?

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, this policy applies to all research involving human subjects conducted, supported, or otherwise subject to regulation by any federal department or agency which takes appropriate administrative action to make the policy applicable to such research. This includes research conducted by federal civilian employees or military personnel, except that each department or agency head may adopt such procedural modifications as may be appropriate from an administrative standpoint. It also includes research conducted, supported, or otherwise subject to regulation by the federal government outside the United States.

(1) Research that is conducted or supported by a federal department or agency, whether or not it is regulated as defined in §46.102(e), must comply with all sections of this policy.

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