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BPHC Regulations

Biological research laboratories in Boston are governed by these regulations:

  1. BPHC Biological Laboratory Regulations (as Amended on January 16, 2019) & Guidelines for implementation (subject to ongoing revision - last revised on October 15, 2019).

  2. BPHC Disease Surveillane and Reporting Regulation (as Amended on January 10, 2013) and Guidelines (subject to ongoing revision - last revised on April 29, 2005).

  3. Boston Fire Department, Massachusetts, and Federal regulations (click here for more information)

Click here to access the Permit Application Forms and other forms.

Click here to access the FAQs on the Biological Laboratory Regulations and Guildelines.

Call 617-534-5965 or email if you have more questions.

Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118.
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