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Record information and status
Record ID
42115
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF/6584)
Date of last update
2012-05-02 15:42 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-04 20:14 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Directive 2001/18/EC on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms
Author
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Council of the European Union
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2001-03-12
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
This Directive follows the precautionary principle and has as objective to approximate the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States and to protect human health and the environment when (i) carrying out the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms for any other purposes than placing on the market within the Community, and (ii) placing on the market genetically modified organisms as or in products within the Community.
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
  • Directive
Publisher and its location
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union
Format
PDF (38 pages)
PDF
Keywords and any other relevant information
LMO categories: Plants