ISO/AWI 23494-3
Biotechnology — Provenance information model for biological material and data — Part 3: Provenance of Biological Material
Reference number
ISO/AWI 23494-3
Edition 1
Working draft
ISO/AWI 23494-3
A working group has prepared a draft.


This document specifies a general information model for provenance of biological material. This document covers all steps of the biological material life cycle from acquisition, transport, and processing to storage and disposal. The requirements defined here are applicable to organizations, authorities and industries conducting or being involved in activities related to biological material, generating, collecting, analyzing, or storing data on biological material, manufacturing devices or software for the aforementioned tasks, or providing facilities for these tasks. This standard defines a provenance information model suitable for describing source material, from which the sample originates, and all steps in its life cycle. The biological material can be from multicellular organisms (e.g., human, animal, fungus, and plant), microorganisms or environmental samples. NOTE: International, national, or regional regulations or requirements can also apply to specific topics covered in this document.

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