Category Archive: HPTA

HPTA – Licences

As mentioned in our previous article, every laboratory or person that performs activities with human pathogens (risk level 2 or higher) and toxins must have a licence under the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA). Duration of licence Depending on
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Human Pathogens and Toxins Act

The goal of the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA) is "to establish a safety and security regime to protect the health and safety of the public against the risks posed by human pathogens and toxins" The HPTA, together with
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Reminder to laboratories: HPTA licence required

As the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA) comes into full force, any laboratory working with Risk 2 or higher organisms, needs to apply for a HPTA licence.

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