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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Toxin Working Group of the Intragovernmental Select Agents and Toxins Technical Advisory Committee (ISATTAC)

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The workgroup holds biweekly meetings to discuss the following: point of regulation of select toxins (Botulinum neurotoxins, Staphylococcal enterotoxins, Abrin, Ricin, Conotoxins, Saxitoxin, Tetrodotoxin, Diacetoxyscirpenol, T-2 toxin), natural environment, toxin exclusion limits, space decontamination, and potential updates to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) manual “Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories.”

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

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