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SACGM Compendium of Guidance


The Scientific Advisory Committee on Genetic Modification Compendium of guidance

This provides technical and scientific advice on all aspects of the risks posed to human health and the environment regarding contained use activities with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

  • Part 1  Introduction to the legislation and general health and safety issues
  • Part 2  Risk assessment of genetically modified microorganisms (other than those associated with plants)
  • Part 3  Containment and control of activities involving genetically modified microorganisms
  • Part 4  Genetic modification work that involves plants (including plant-associated genetically modified microorganisms)
  • Part 5  Genetic modification of animals
  • Part 6  Guidance on the use of genetically modified microorganisms in a clinical setting
  • Abbreviations

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