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“Am I Regulated” Process

This process was through June 16, 2020, and was replaced with the SECURE Rule’s Exemption and Confirmation Process beginning on August 17, 2020.  

OVERVIEW
Under the previous regulations, APHIS’ Biotechnology Regulatory Services offered an inquiry process for developers to determine if their organism developed using genetic engineering met the definition of a regulated article. This process was discontinued on June 17, 2020, and was replaced with the SECURE Rule’s Confirmation Process beginning on August 17, 2020.  

Learn More About the Confirmation Request Process 

View Previous AIR Letters of Inquiry and APHIS Responses


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