The Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR) are now published in the Canada Gazette, Part II. On December 1, 2015 the Regulations will come into force, along with the remaining sections of the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA).
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Standards and guidelines used by laboratory researchers and workers in facilities possessing, handling, storing or using pathogens and toxins.
Technical documents providing detailed descriptions of the hazardous properties of specific human pathogens or toxins and recommendations for work practices involving these agents.
Information, application process and forms related to the importation of human and terrestrial animal pathogens, including service standards.
Learning materials to support regulated parties including e-learning courses on the principles and practices of biosafety and biosecurity.
Information on compliance monitoring and verification under the HPIR, HPTA and HAA/HAR.
Advisories, Notifications and Directives related to containment requirements for a specific pathogen or group of pathogens.
Information on the Centre for Biosecurity.
Information on consultations and engagement opportunities with Centre for Biosecurity representatives.
Information on the Exposure Reporting Program.
Provides a brief description of acts and regulations managed by the Centre for Biosecurity on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada.