This European Standard gives biological, physical and procedural containment measures for work with genetically modified plants including plants where the transferred genetic material is derived from a non-plant source. It defines measures to minimize hazards identified by risk analysis.
Containment may be provided in a greenhouse or in a growthroom, laboratory or other containment facility.
Containment of genetically modified microorganisms and/or small animals associated with plants is not included in this standard. Containment of microorganisms in laboratories is covered in EN 12128.
Directives related to this standards.
Deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms
Contained use of genetically modified micro-organisms
Protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work
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Dec 2, 2017