Export controls are designed to ensure sensitive information, technology, software, biological and chemical agents, equipment and know-how are not employed for purposes other than their intended use.
The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) use the following lists:
- EAR Human and Animal Pathogens
- EAR Animal Pathogens
- EAR Genetic Elements
- EAR Plant Pathogens
- EAR Diagnostic Products
- ITAR Category XIV
Not sure if your research is subject to export control regulations? Review our export control decision tree to find out.