You will require this certification if you intend to operate a facility for the containment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
The purpose of certification is to satisfy the Regulator that the proposed facility meets the Regulator's requirements for physical containment of GMOs.
This certification applies regardless of whether the facility is a laboratory, plant house, insectary, animal house or another type of facility.
The conditions of certification also satisfy the Regulator that certain procedures will be observed to ensure the safety of workers with GMOs.
Please consult with the Agency for full details on the conditions of this certification.