Biosafety Manual

55 Biosafety Manual Off-Campus Transport of Biohazardous Materials by Non-Commercial Routes Consult with EH&S for all off-campus transport of biohazardous materials by non-commercial routes. Iowa State University personnel may transport biohazardous materials by non- commercial routes only in university vehicles. Personal vehicles may not be used. • Some materials may never be transported via non-commercial routes. These materials are listed in the above mentioned guidelines. Additional Resources USDA Import-Export Regulations (9 CFR 300-399) • Import/export permits issued by the APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) branch. • For export of plant materials, plant pests, plant pathogens, or soil samples, check with EH&S for permit requirements or to determine whether a phytosanitary certificate is needed prior to shipping. USDA Introduction of Genetically Engineered Organisms (GMO) Regulations ( 7 CFR 340.0-340.9) • Biotechnology transport, introduction, and import permits issued by the APHIS Biotechnology Regulatory Services branch; information on labeling and packaging of GMO materials prior to shipping. • Field testing of Genetically Modified Plants (7 CFR 340.0-340.9 & FR11337-11441). USDA Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002; Possession, Use and Transfer of Biological Agents and Toxins (7 CFR 331) • Registration program for possession and transfer of pathogens or biological toxins defined as USDA PPQ Select Agents. U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR 100-185) • Federal requirements for transport of hazardous materials. • FAA Guidelines/Regulations. Iowa State University Shipping Policies International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Technical Instructions on the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air