The White House. (2010). Executive Order 13546: Optimizing the Security of Biological Select Agents and Toxins in the United States. Federal Register. 75(130):39439-39442.
This Executive Order: expresses the importance of scientific research with biological select agents and toxins as it relates to national security; highlights security requirements relative to misuse, theft, loss, and accidental release; and emphasizes the need for security that balances their efficacy with the minimization of adverse impacts on legitimate use.