5.11 Biological substances

There are special rules regarding work with biological substances, genetically modified organisms (GMO), and genetically modified microorganisms (GMM). An application is required for permission prior to certain work.

Biohazard material should be marked with this label and a describing text.

Cupboards and rooms containing biohazards should be marked with this label.

Genetically modified microorganisms (GMM) and Genetically modified organisms (GMO)

Included forms are provided to assist you in gaining information which has to be submitted for certain types of work involving GMM and GMO.

Forms must be provided to the Swedish Work Environment Authority or to the Swedish Board of Agriculture 45 days before work begins.

GMM

  • Registration/notification form for F-activities
  • Form for updating the F-activity 

These forms are found at Notification and permission for GMMs - Arbetsmiljöverket, and are sent to arbetsmiljoverket@av.se 

GMO

Form for notification/permit of contained use of genetically modified plants- Jordbruksverket (in Swedish)

Send form via e-mail or postal services to:

genteknik@jordbruksverket.se  

or

Jordbruksverket
Växtodlingsenheten
551 82 JÖNKÖPING

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