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Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013

Request to Transfer Select Agents and Toxins

The APHIS/CDC Form 2, Request to Transfer Select Agents and Toxins, is used by entities to request prior authorization of a transfer of select agent(s) or toxin(s) from the Federal Select Agent Program as required by regulations (7 CFR 331, 9 CFR 121, and 42 CFR 73).

This webpage contains general information on this process and includes a section on "Frequently Asked Questions" and a link to the APHIS/CDC Form 2 (Request to Transfer a Select Agents and Toxins).


Form 2 Downloads

For assistance in the completion of APHIS/CDC Form 2, please refer to the guidance document below. This guidance document provides detailed information and direction to registered and other entities on how to complete all sections of APHIS/CDC Form 2. An additional document that outlines the overall procedure for requesting authorization for and the completion of a select agent and/or toxin transfer is also provided below.

Guidance Document for the Completion of APHIS/CDC Form 2PDF version (PDF 331KB)

Form 2 Recipient-Sender ProcedurePDF version(PDF 94KB)

Fillable PDF: APHIS/CDC Form 2PDF version (PDF 207KB)

(Adobe Reader 6.0 or greater required)

Print Only PDF: APHIS/CDC Form 2PDF version (PDF 88KB)

Frequently Asked Questions concerning APHIS/CDC Form 2 Transfers



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