Project Information

Reference Number 19920010
Project Title Production of Vaccinia Virus-Inoculated Rabbit Skin for Use in the Processing of an Anodyne (Drug) for Neuragia and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Project Type Contained Use (Laboratory)
Status N/A
Name of Institution A.T. Viri Inc.
Cooperating Institution Keari Co., Ltd. Japan
Supervising IBC IRRI-IBC
Project Leader(s) Rennie A. del Rosario, DVM
Experimental Facility/Site Philippines (Pulong Yantok, Pulang Buhangin, Sta. Maria Bulacan)
Purpose / Objectives To produce and export vaccinia virus- inoculated rabbit skin for further use in the final processing of a health product (neuralgia and rheumatoid arthritis drug) in Japan.
Biosafety measures 1. Animals that do not show characteristic skin swelling on the 4th or 5th day are rejected.
2. All rabbit remains and materials used during harvest are incinerated.
Conditions for Approval NCBP recommended issuance of import permit subject to compliance w/ the requirements of BFAD.
Date Received 1992-11-24
Date of Approval 1993-03-02


Regulated Materials

Regulated Materials Vaccinia Virus
Source Japan
Subject Request Rennie A. del Rosario to import the foundation stock of Vaccinia virus
Requesting Party Dr. Rennie A. del Rosario, Project Director, A.T. Viri Inc.
Action of NCBP Approved for implementation

For issuance of permit to import vaccinia virus by the Plant Quarantine Services, Bureau of Plant Industry