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Record information and status
Record ID
41954
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF/6584)
Date of last update
2012-05-02 16:28 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-07 13:44 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Singapore Guidelines on the Release of Agriculture-Related Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Author
GMAC - Genetic Modification Advisory Committee
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
GMAC - Genetic Modification Advisory Committee Secretariat
20 Biopolis Way # 08-01 Centros
Singapore 138668
Singapore
Phone:+65 6826 6355
Fax:+65 6478 9581
Email:info@gmac.gov.sg
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
1999-08
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
These Guidelines are established to ensure the safe movement and use in Singapore of agriculture-related GMOs and provide a common framework for: (a) assessment of risks of agriculture-related GMOs to human health and the environment; and (b) approval mechanisms for their release in Singapore. Further, they address issues related to food safety based on the concept of substantial equivalence.
Thematic areas
  • Risk assessment and risk management, Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
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
  • Manual / Tutorial / FAQ / Dictionary
  • Guidelines
Format
Adobe Acrobat Reader (31 pages)
PDF
Keywords and any other relevant information
risk assessment
release into the environment
gmos/lmos
agriculture
singapore
LMO categories: All LMO categories