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BPHC Regulations


Biological laboratories in Boston are governed by the following regulations:

1.   BPHC Biological Laboratory Regulations (as Amended on January 16, 2019) & Guidelines for implementation (subject to ongoing revision - last revised October 15, 2019) 

2. Disease Surveillange and Reporting Regulation (as Amended on January 10, 2013) and Guidelines 

3. Boston Fire Department, Massachusetts, and Federal regulations (click here for more information)

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Questions? Call 617-534-5965 or email

Boston Public Health Commission
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