ARMY - AR 190-17
Biological Select Agents and Toxins Security Program
|Publication Date:||5 March 2019|
This regulation prescribes Army responsibilities and guidance for the implementation of DOD security standards for safeguarding biological select agents and toxins (BSAT), as defined in Part 73, Title 42, Code of Federal Regulations (42 CFR 73), in the custody, possession, or jurisdiction of the Army to safeguard BSAT against loss, theft diversion, or unauthorized use or access within the United States. This regulation does not abrogate or abridge the authority or responsibility of a commander to apply more stringent security measures during emergencies. The federal regulations above, exempt clinical and diagnostic laboratories presented with specimens for diagnosis or verification, provided that specified actions are taken. These laboratories are exempt from this regulation. This regulation does not apply to other biological agents and toxins or to recovered biological warfare materiel.