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Revised EH&S Form Now Called – Biological Use Authorization (BUA) Application

Posted on January 28, 2011 at 10:56am

Biological Use Authorization (BUA) Announcement



The Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Research Project Hazard Assessment (RPHA) Form is now named the Biological Use Authorization (BUA) Application. In addition to the new name, the application has undergone minor revisions including an expanded gene insert description section, an expanded transgenic animal use section, and a modified location description section.  These revisions were also incorporated into the EH&S Request for Change to BUA FormBeginning February 1, 2011, the former RPHA form will no longer be accepted for new projects, renewals, and requests for changes to current BUAs.  Please note that your BUA Application must be accurate and complete in order to be reviewed by the EH&S Research & Biosafety Office and/or the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). 


The BUA Application, information about the biological use authorization process, and IBC submission deadlines are at the following link: http://www.ehs.washington.edu/rbsresplan/bua.shtm



For questions, contact EH&S Research & Biological Safety Office at 206-221-7770 or rbso@uw.edu.


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