Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

D2

D2 The reasons for disposal and the methods used are carefully documented

151.  Two minor shortfalls were found against standard D2.

152.  One establishment had in place a suitable database to record sample disposal for human tissue; however, some locally-developed spreadsheets to record traceability for some tissue collections were not in line with the establishment’s main system. 

153.  During a traceability audit at another establishment, the reason, date and method of disposal for a sample had not been recorded.

Last updated on: 3 Aug 2016