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Record ID
Date of creation
2019-02-14 15:27 UTC (Melanie.Josefsson@naturvardsverket.se)
Date of publication
2019-02-14 15:27 UTC (Melanie.Josefsson@naturvardsverket.se)

General Information
  • Sweden
Title of document
Contained Use of Genetically Modified Microorganisms (AFS2011:2)
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Contained use
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Viruses
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
These provisions apply to the contained use of genetically modified microorganisms,
with the derogations indicated in Sections 3 and 5 of the Genetically
Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Ordinance (2000:271). Contained use of GMM shall be conducted on at least the containment level which has been established in the procedures in appendix 1. If any protec-tive measures in accordance with a higher containment level are necessary, then the higher containment level shall be applied.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Document text
contained-use-of-genetically-modified-micro-organisms-provisions-afs2011-2.pdf (478 KB)
Regulation on Contained Use of Genetically Modified Microorganisms (AFS 2011:2)
The regulation was amended 2015-06-08. Amendments are included in the uploaded document.
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Swedish Work Environment Authority
112 79 Stockholm
Sweden, 112 79
Phone:+46 (0)10 730 90 00
Url:THe Swedish Work Environment Authority
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