Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins
Federal Register, March 18, 2005, Page 13293-13325
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Inspector General, Department of Health Human Services (HHS).
This document establishes a final rule regarding possession, use, and transfer of select agents and toxins. The final rule implements provisions of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 and is designed to protect public health and safety.
In a companion document published in this issue of the Federal Register, the United States Department of Agriculture has established corresponding final rules designed to protect animal and plant health and animal and plant products.
The final rule is effective April 18, 2005
Mark Hemphill, Chief of Policy, Select Agent Program, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd., MS E-79, Atlanta, GA 30333. Telephone: (404) 498-2255.