The Standing Committee is asked to: a) review the study contained in information document CoP18 Inf. 18 and any additional information received by the Secretariat in response to Notifications No. 2020/035 and No. 2021/065 and the recommendations of the Animals Committee in document SC74 Doc. 66.2; and b) submit its recommendations to the 20th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, as appropriate.