99.60 Withdrawal effective Jun 17, 2020
CEN/TC 233 Biotechnology
07.080 Biology. Botany. Zoology | 07.100.01 Microbiology in general
This CEN Report reviews the safety criteria for hosts, vectors, inserts and genetically modified microorganisms (GMM’s) used by the competent authorities of Member States of the European Union to classify GMM's as intrinsically safe, i.e. as Group I GMM’s. The report may assist both users and regulatory authorities in classifying GMM’s, including mammalian and plant cells, as safe for human health and the environment.
This CEN Report covers Group I GMM’s that are applied in research and development activities and those applied in industrial applications, which are frequently activities on a larger scale. Although most of the information available relates to GMM’s that are to be used for research and development, the safety criteria for GMM’s to be used for the latter kind of activities show much overlap. No listings of hosts and vectors are given, because such lists are readily available and are inevitably incomplete due to the continuous addition of newly classified biological agents.
Legislation related to this standard
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
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jun 17, 2020