This page provides background information on the implementation of the EU Tissue and Cells Directive via the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007.
New guidance relating to consent for research relating to transplantation where donors are deceased
About HTA legal directions
This page sets out guidance on the definition of what the Human Tissue Act (2004) (HT Act) refers to as ‘relevant material’. This definition excludes human application.
This list is intended to supplement the HTA’s guidance on ‘relevant material’.
The list provides guidance to the human application sector on which types of ‘tissues and cells’ are regulated under the Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007.
Who can decide on what happens to tissue from the deceased