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Date of creation
2016-02-26 15:17 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2021-03-29 16:27 UTC (kareem.bahlawan@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2021-03-29 16:27 UTC (kareem.bahlawan@cbd.int)

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Name of the Organization
Central Committee on Biological Safety
Central Committee on Biological Safety (ZKBS)
Secretariat of the Central Commission on Biological Safety (ZKBS)
Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL)
Departmen Genetic Engineering
Mauerstrasse 39-42

Germany, 10117
Phone:+49 3018 445 6200
Fax:+49 3018 445 6299
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Government agency (National/Federal)
Thematic areas
- Risk assessment of GMO
- assignment of containment levels to genetic engineering operations
- determination of safety measures for genetic engineering facilities
- risk assessment of the deliberate release and placing on the market of GMO
Organization’s profile
The Central Committee on Biological Safety (ZKBS) is a voluntary expert panel responsible for evaluating genetically modified organisms (GMOs) with regard to the potential risks posed to humans, animals and the environment. The ZKBS advises decisions-makers in policy and administration.
Laboratory for detection and identification of LMOs
Is this organization a laboratory or does it include a laboratory for the detection/ identification of LMOs?

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