I. Summary

The Select Agent and Toxin Use program outlines the registration procedures and responsibilities for individuals who work with select agents and toxins. The University of Iowa and all individuals involved with select agent and toxins are required to comply with the Select Agent Program established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Compliance is required under Federal Law; non-compliance can result in substantial penalties for both an individual and the University. All individuals must register with the University and possibly the Federal government prior to possessing any select agent or toxin.