BBP Movement of Biological materials Task Force

This task force is working on a practical guidance document for the movement of biological materials.

This task force aims to develop of a practical guidance document (“Manual for the movement of biological materials”) for BBP members on the recommended practices focused on

  1. regulation
  2. import/export requirements
  3. packing instructions

for a specific type of biological material including government agency contact persons.

The manual will be a living document, with necessary adaptations according to evolutions on the legal front (e.g. Access and benefit Sharing of Genetic resources), and mentioning procedures that were developed in collaboration with the legislators (e.g. CITES).

Any further information on the activities of this task force can be obtained in contacting its leader.

Transport of Biologicals:  known consignor security declaration.

Task Force members


Picture of Astrid Astrid Coppens


Picture of René René Custers


Picture of Toon Toon DE KESEL


Picture of Patrick Patrick Rüdelsheim


Picture of Karen Karen van der Meulen