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Competent National Authority (CNA)

published: 29 Jul 2013 last updated: 15 Apr 2020
General information
Ministry of Health and Medical Education
Food and Drug Administration, Fakhrerazi St., Enghelab Ave.
Tehran,

1314715311,
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • +98 21 66405590
Additional Contact Information
- Person: Dr. Mohammad Hossein Azizi | BCH-CON-IR-100731-5
Person
Dr. Mohammad Hossein Azizi
Tehran,
, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone: +98 21 66405590,
Fax:
Website:
Related Organization
Ministry of Health and Medical Education/Food and Drug Administration ()
Government agency (National/Federal)
Tehran,
, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone: +98 21 66405590,
Fax:
Website:
Responsibilities
No
Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOH) is responsible for the issuance, renewal and  revocation of any license under Article 2 of the Biosafety Law on Living Modified Organisms related to foods, cosmetics, health, medical material and human pathogens.
Also, MOH is responsible for protection of human health and evaluation of the risk assessment of living modified organisms that are used as food, cosmetics, health, medical material.
Identification and taking required measures for living modified organisms that directly or indirectly are pathogenic to humans, are under the responsibility of Ministry of Health and Medical Education.     
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Country's Decision or any other Communication Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication 30
Risk Assessment generated by a regulatory process Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the risk assessment 30