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Record ID
42123
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF/6584)
Date of last update
2012-05-09 20:02 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-09 20:02 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Guidelines for Pest Risk Analysis, International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures #2, 1996
Author
Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention, FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO)
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00100
Rome, Italy
Italy
Email:copyright@fao.org
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
1996-02-01
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Not specific to LMOs, but applicable to any species, strain or biotype of plant or animal or any pathogenic agent that is injurious to plants or plant products.

Describes risk assessment methodology in some detail, in particular the methodological steps analogous to paragraphs 8(a) to 8(d) of annex III of the Protocol, with a focus on risks associated with potential spread and establishment. 

Lists risk management and mitigation options and considerations, consistent with paragraph 8(e) of annex III of the Protocol. 

It should be noted that the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures is in the process of revising this standard, in part to make it consistent with the more recent standard ISPM#11 described in record 9771.
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
Format
Adobe Acrobat Reader (23 pages)
PDF
Source
Risk assessment and risk management;
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