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Data Requirements for Unconfined Release of Agricultural Biotechnology Products
Regulatory officials of Canada, the United States and Mexico have met and are agreeing to common requirements and acceptable analytical approaches to facilitate the submission of these data by developers seeking regulatory approval. Early documents were agreed by Canada and US, while the most recent document (Molecular Characterization) is agreed to by all parties.


Case Studies of Environmental Regulation for Biotechnology by OSTP/CEQ 
In 2000, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to conducted a 6-month interagency assessment of Federal environmental regulations pertaining to agricultural biotechnology.

Guidelines for Research Involving Planned Introductions into the Environment of Genetically Modified Organisms 
In 1991, the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Advisory Committee (ABRAC) developed guidelines that recommend practices and procedures for the safe conduct of research involving the planned introduction into the environment of certain genetically modified organisms.

Office of the Inspector General 2003 Audit--Frequently Asked Questions 
This document answers frequently asked questions related to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) review of BRS internal management controls and regulation of genetically engineered (GE) crops that was made publicly available in December 2005.

White Paper on Tier-Based Testing for the Effects of Proteinaceous Insecticidal Plant-Incorporated Protectants on Non-Target Invertebrates for Regulatory Risk Assessments 
This paper summarizes scientific and regulatory information on non-target invertebrate testing and evaluation of new products expressing insecticidal proteins in an ecological risk assessment. This paper is not intended as official policy or guidance.

 



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