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Other Regulations

Below are the other regulations governing biological safety laboratories in Boston.

​Regulatory Agent 
​Boston Fire Department

​Massachusetts Department of Public Health


Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: General Duty Clause (Section 5). 

Select Agents Regulations

United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS): 42 CFR Part 72 (Interstate Shipment of Etiologic Agents), and 42 CFR Part 73 (Select Agents and Toxins)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): 7 CFR Part 331 and 9 CFR Part 121 (Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins).

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