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Date of creation
2009-04-17 10:32 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-31 15:09 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-05-31 15:09 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Biosafety Assessment Tool (BAT)
GenØk – Centre for Biosafety, Norway, Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety (INBI), New Zealand
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
GenØk - Centre for Biosafety (previously Norwegian Institute of Gene Ecology) (GenØk)
PB 6418
Science Park
Tromso, Tromso
Norway, 9294
Phone:+47 77 64 66 20
Fax:+47 77 64 61 00
Url:GenØk - Centre for Biosafety
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The Biosafety Assessment Tool (https://bat.genok.org/bat/) is an online resource for those identifying potential hazards and evaluating the risks of Genetically Modified/Engineered Organisms (GMOs/GEOs). The text and figures of the BAT are free for public use.

The BAT is intended to assist in the evaluation of scientific documents that should accompany an application for development or release of any GMO, including Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) as required under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
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
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Type of resource
  • Website/blog
Keywords and any other relevant information
LMO categories: All living modified organisms
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