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Internal Clearance Form (ICF) for Grant/Contract Application

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  • If you have a Conflict of Economic Interest with your NSF or NIH application, it's required that the Federal Form be submitted.
  • If you have any questions, please contact ORSP Pre-Award Specialists (PAS) Mr. David Smith (x5-5330, or Ms. Nora Momoli (x5-1567,

Useful Information for Regulatory Compliance
(PDF format available Regulatory Compliance Information PDF)
Regulatory Issue Links to Explanatory Documents
Human subjects
Vertebrate animals
Materials of human origin
(Organs, blood or body fluids)
Biohazards, rDNA and/or infectious materials
(e.g., Cultured human cell lines, plant or animal retroviruses, parasites, bacteria, select agents)
Radioactive materials, equipment producing ionizing radiation
Hazardous chemicals: Chemicals presenting reproductive, high acute or chronic toxicity, or are flammable, reactive, corrosive (e.g., Mutagens, teratogens, carcinogens, nanomaterials, nanoparticles)
Hazardous chemical/biological waste
DEA controlled substances
Collecting/transportation permit
(Biological, archeological, soil/geological)
Facility modifications Contact your College Facilities Coordinator or Facilities Management

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