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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
104989
Status
Published
Date of creation
2013-07-29 08:11 UTC (ibch@nigeb.ac.ir)
Date of last update
2017-07-02 06:11 UTC (ibch@nigeb.ac.ir)
Date of publication
2017-07-02 06:11 UTC (ibch@nigeb.ac.ir)

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General information
Country
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Name of the Competent National Authority
Ministry of Health and Medical Education- Food & Drug Administration
Coordinates
Coordinates
Ministry of Health and Medical Education- Food & Drug Administration
Food and Drug Administration, Fakhrerazi St., Enghelab Ave.
Tehran
Iran (Islamic Republic of), 1314715311
Phone:009821-61927130
Fax:009821-66405570
Email:dinarvand@fda.gov.ir,biosafety@fda.gov.ir
Url:http://fda.behdasht.gov.ir/
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Capacity Building
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Public awareness and participation
  • Risk assessment and management
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOH) is responsible for the issuance, renewal and  revocation of any license under Article 2 of the Biosafety Law on Living Modified Organisms related to foods, cosmetics, health, medical material and human pathogens.
Also, MOH is responsible for protection of human health and evaluation of the risk assessment of living modified organisms that are used as food, cosmetics, health, medical material.
Identification and taking required measures for living modified organisms that directly or indirectly are pathogenic to humans, are under the responsibility of Ministry of Health and Medical Education.     
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Viruses
  • All GM foods and their raw materials
  • MOH is responsible for protection of human health and evaluation of the risk assessment of living modified organisms that are used as food, cosmetics, health, medical material.
Additional contact information
Contact person
Dr. Rassoul Dinarvand
Deputy Minister and Head of the Food And Drug Administration
Ministry of Health and Medical Education/Food and Drug Administration
Tehran
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone:+98-2166405598
Fax:+98-21-66405570
Email:dinarvand@fda.gov.ir

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