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Biotechnology: The Regulatory Aspects

Environmental Management and Health

ISSN: 0956-6163

Article publication date: 1 March 1992

Abstract

Sets out the new developing regulatory structure in the UK to control work involving genetically modified organisms (GMDs) with respect to human health and safety and environmental protection. Describes the background to this new regime and discusses the impact of two European directives on the contained use and deliberate release of GMDs. Describes the role of the UK Health and Safety Executive.

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Citation

Jones, P.G. (1992), "Biotechnology: The Regulatory Aspects", Environmental Management and Health, Vol. 3 No. 3, pp. 9-13. https://doi.org/10.1108/09566169210013920

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MCB UP Ltd

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