Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Advice and learning

154.  Nineteen items of advice were given against standard D2.

155.  The majority of establishments were advised to consider updating their SOPs, as well as reviewing their current databases, to ensure that they accurately reflected the reason, date and method of disposal of all human tissue samples.  

156.  For traceability to be maintained, systems should accurately reflect the fate of human tissue. This also includes whether it has been rendered acellular and if it has been used up during an experiment.

Last updated on: 3 Aug 2016