Biosafety South Africa

Biosafety South Africa is situated in Somerset West and provides stakeholders with all the necessary guidance, advice and information to help ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements at all the various levels of Genetically Modified (GM) research and development in South Africa. This service includes ensuring access to current reference databases, assistance with regulatory applications, e.g. registration of GM facilities and the trial release of a Genetically Modified Organism (GMO), and advising developers of GM technology at an early stage about the biosafety requirements and implications of their projects to help ensure an integrated approach to GM research and development.