EN 12468:1997

Biotechnology - Modified organisms for application in the environment - Guidance for the monitoring strategies for deliberate releases of genetically modified plants

Publication date:   Aug 3, 2001

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Apr 11, 2022


CEN/TC 233 Biotechnology

European Norm

07.080   Biology. Botany. Zoology



Language in which you want to receive the document.


This European Standard gives guidance on factors and criteria considered for the determination of the suitability and validity of the design, development and execution of a monitoring strategy for genetically modified plants. Monitoring encompasses detection of genes and traits, as well as the identification of genetically modified plants in an experimental release. This European Standard provides the person conducting a monitoring programme with factors and criteria that should be considered in determining the validity of the proposed monitoring strategy.

Related legislation

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

Life cycle


EN 12468:1997
90.93 Standard confirmed
Apr 11, 2022