Handling, Transport, Packaging and Identification of LMOs

Article 18 of the Cartagena Protocol addresses the issue of the handling, transport, packaging and identification of living modified organisms (LMOs).  The Global Industry Coalition (GIC) has created standard text that is consistent with Protocol requirements for transboundary movement and identification of LMOs, and supports this work through biotradestatus.com, where CropLife International members provide information on their global product approvals, as well as the commercial status for those approvals.  This is the only source of commercial status information available for public use.