588. Risk assessment of contained use.

Before any contained use1 involving micro-organisms2 is commenced, a person responsible for the contained use3 must ensure that a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to human health and the environment created by the contained use is carried out4. Before any contained use involving larger GMOs5 is commenced, a person responsible for the contained use must ensure that a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to human health created by the contained use is carried out6.

A person responsible for contained use must ensure that the risk assessment is reviewed immediately where either there is reason to suspect