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  1. How do I dispose of biological waste?

    Examples of biohazardous/medical waste include human and animal parts, human and primate cell lines, biosafety level II or level III agents/contaminated wastes, and waste produced during vaccine research. Please read the Fact Sheets below for more details ...

  2. How do I ship biologicals?

    Biological samples must be packaged and shipped properly. Regulations vary depending on the type of specimen shipped and its destination. More information can be found on the EH&S web page on Shipping Hazardous Materials. Please click the links below: ...

  3. How do I get or renew a BUA?

    If you are in need of a Biological Use Authorization (BUA), please complete the BUA form. Only a Principal Investigator may request a BUA. Once complete, please email the application to bso@berkeley.edu. Please note the application deadlines. The biosafet ...

  4. How do I change my BUA?

    If you currently have a BUA, you can make changes to the following: Experiments Complete a BUA amendment and send it to bso@berkeley.edu for review at the monthly CLEB meeting. Please note submission deadlines. Location Complete a New Location Form and se ...

  5. How do I know if I need a BUA?

    Your Principal Investigator will need to submit a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) if you are working with biological agents including: recombinant DNA synthetic nucleic acids WHO Risk Group 2 or higher pathogens biological toxins material of human or n ...

  6. Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety

    The Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety (CLEB) serves as UC Berkeley’s Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). CLEB is comprised of subject matter experts, an animal health expert, an occupational physician, as well as community members. ...

  7. Biosafety Useful LInks

    American Biosafety Association CDC’s Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (PDF) Pathogen Safety Data Sheets from PHAC CalOSHA Blood Borne Pathogens Standard CA Aerosol Transmissible Disease Standard Biosafety ...

  8. Biological Spill Kits

    EH&S will provide one biological spill kit to each lab with an approved Biological Use Authorization (BUA). This kit contains the supplies needed to safely clean up small spills of biological materials. To clean up a spill properly: Watch the biologic ...

  9. Dual Use Research of Concern

    Dual use research of concern (DURC) is life sciences research that, based on current understanding, can be reasonably anticipated to provide knowledge, information, products, or technologies that could be directly misapplied to pose a significant threat w ...

  10. Deadlines

    BUA Submission Deadline CLEB Meeting Date July 1, 2019 August 2019 August 5, 2019 September 2019 September 3, 2019 October 2019 October 7, 2019 November 2019 November 4, 2019 December 2019   Protocols that include animal work must be reviewed by CLEB at l ...

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