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Date of creation
2007-09-02 12:51 UTC (UNEP-GEF)
Date of last update
2012-05-09 19:56 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-09 19:56 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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Manual for Assessing Ecological and Human Health Effects of Genetically Engineered Organisms. Part One: Introductory Materials and Supporting Text for Flowcharts & Part Two: Flowcharts and Worksheets
Mark Wheelis; Andrew Spielman; Philip J. Regal; Deborah Letourneau; Terrie Klinger; Anne R. Kapuscinski; Conrad A. Istock; Elaine Ingham; Pushpa M. Bhargava;
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
The Edmonds Institute
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
A biosafety handbook created by a group of scientists from a broad range of disciplines to help consumers and policy-makers evaluate likely impacts of genetically engineered organisms in a variety of settings and applications. It contains a detailed flowchart-based approach for hazard identification and for consideration of specific risk pathways. Risk management options are also discussed and some case studies are included.
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”
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
Publisher and its location
The Edmonds Institute
© The Edmonds Institute. Available for download free of charge. Persons or institutions who wish to duplicate and further distribute the Manual in whole or part must contact the Edmonds Institute for permission.
PDF (2.3Mb, 324 pages)
Keywords and any other relevant information
LMO categories: All living modified organisms