Tag: biologics-biotoxin

Related specifically to biological toxins (e.g., botulinum toxin)

US “Select Agents” listing

The US Federal Select Agent Program oversees the possession, use, and transfer of biological select agents and toxins. A list of Select Agents and toxins can be found here.

Although most of the Select Agents are serious human pathogens such as Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus and bubonic plague organism,  the list includes some toxins used legitimately in biological research, such as ricin.

National Select Agent Registry–CDC