Regulation of the importation of infectious biological materials that could cause disease in humans into the United States – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Import Permit Program (IPP)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Import Permit Program (IPP) regulates the importation of infectious biological materials that could cause disease in humans in order to prevent their introduction and spread into the U.S. The program ensures that the importation of these agents is monitored and that facilities receiving permits have appropriate biosafety measures in place to work with the imported agents.
Providers and Implementers ?
|Implementer||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)||State|
|Implementer||United States Bureau of Customs and Border Protection||State|
|Implementer||United States Department of Health and Human Services||State|
|Implementer||United States Department of Homeland Security||State|
Related Projects & Programs
|Mr Todd Perry||Special Coordinator, UNSCR 1540||
Department of State
|Mr Stephen Knight||Point of Contact||
United States Mission to the United Nations