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Record information and status
Record ID
41900
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF/6584)
Date of last update
2012-05-09 13:13 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-09 13:13 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Guidance Document on the Use of Taxonomy in Risk Assessment of Micro-organisms: Bacteria
Author
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
OECD
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France
Phone:+33 1.45.24.82.00
Fax:+33 1.45.24.85.00
Email:ehscont@oecd.org
Url:www.oecd.org/ehs
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2003-08-19
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Guidance documents are intended to provide guidance on specific topics and issues, such as taxonomy and detection techniques that are relevant to risk/safety assessment in biotechnology. This guidance document addresses the use of microbial taxonomy in assigning or confirming the identity of a subject micro-organism. It is primarily intended for use by risk assessors, but it may also be useful for applicants and other stakeholders in the regulatory process.
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 (50 pages)
PDF
Source
OECD Environment, Health and Safety Publications. Series on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology. No.29;
Keywords and any other relevant information
regulatory regime
risk assessment
bacteria
LMO categories: Microorganisms