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Record ID
41865
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF/6584)
Date of last update
2012-05-09 20:15 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-09 20:15 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
An Introduction to the Biosafety Consensus Documents of OECD's Working Group for Harmonisation in Biotechnology
Author
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
OECD
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France
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Url:www.oecd.org/ehs
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2005-02-22
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
This document describes the origin of OECD's Working Group for Harmonisation in Biotechnology and explains why biosafety consensus documents were included as part of its core work. It also addresses the purpose of these documents and their intended use as a practical contribution to the risk/ safety assessment of transgenic organisms.
Thematic areas
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Publisher and its location
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Rights
OECD
Format
Adobe Acrobat Reader (19 pages)
PDF
Source
OECD Environment, Health and Safety Publications. Series on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology. No. 32;
Keywords and any other relevant information
regulatory regime
risk assessment
biosafety
oecd
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