This document provides an outline of the fundamental responsibilities of the responsible official under the select agent regulations.
The US select agent regulations require an accurate and current inventory for: each select agent held in long-term storage, any animals or plants exposed to or infected with a select agent, as well as each toxin held. This guidance document provides additional information to regulated entities in meeting these requirements.
This guidance document assists the regulated community in addressing the information systems control and information security provisions of the select agent regulations.
This guidance addresses advances in molecular biology that may influence the production of infectious forms of select agent viruses, or the toxic forms of select toxins from recombinant and/or synthetic nucleic acids.
This document provides guidance to entities or individuals who request to exclude attenuated strains of select agents or select toxins from the requirements of the select agent regulations.
This report provides a literature review of the state of scientific knowledge about US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-listed Category A agents (B. anthracis vegetative cells, Yersinia pestis, Francisella tularensis), and several Category B agents (Brucella species, Burkholderia pseudomallei, Coxiella burnetti, and viral encephalitis and hemorrhagic fever agents such as Ebola and Marburg).
This document offers an overview of biological agents, organisms, and toxins that can kill or incapacitate people, livestock, and crops.
A fact sheet covering the agents and toxins regulated by the US Federal Select Agent Program.
Statement before the Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations United States House of Representatives.