Biological Select Agent and Toxin (BSAT) Biosafety and Biosecurity Program

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Title:
Biological Select Agent and Toxin (BSAT) Biosafety and Biosecurity Program
Description:
As the DoD Executive Agent, the Secretary of the Army is responsible for the technical review, inspection, and harmonization of the biosafety protocols and procedures across DoD laboratories that handle Biological Select Agent and Toxin (BSAT), and has tasking authority of all DoD components for this purpose. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the DoD BSAT Security Program established in DoD Instruction 5210.88 and for meeting the safety standards for microbiological and biomedical laboratories prescribed in DoD 6055.18-M.
Date Assigned:
01/25/2019
Approving Office:
DepSecDef
DoD Executive Agent:
Army
PSA:
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S))
OPR:
MEDCOM
DoD EA POC:
MG Barbara Holcomb, (301) 619-7613, barbara.r.holcomb.mil@mail.mil
Established in Statute:
No
Last Updated:
02/19/02021 11:12 AM by Cole, Jennifer