Safety/White List


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You must Check-In for ANY organism or part that is NOT on the White List. The right-hand column of the table below is only examples of organisms/parts that require a Check-In.

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White List (no Check-In required) Check-In Required
Whole Organisms
  • Risk Group 1
  • Human and primate cell lines that have been tested and certified free of known pathogens (consult your vendor)
  • Cell lines of non-primate multicellular organisms
  • C. elegans, Physcomitrella patens, Drosophila spp.
  • Risk Groups 2, 3, 4
  • All primary isolated cells
  • Human and primate cell lines that may contain known pathogens
  • Other multicellular organisms
  • ...and anything not explicitly listed

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