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    Legislation for procurement and handling cells, tissues and organs

    07.04.2017
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    Requirements relating to quality and safety for the procurement and handling of cells, tissues and organs, including removal for transplantation purposes, coding, labelling, testing, preservation, processing, packaging, storage, release and distribution of human cells, tissues and organs for human application are regulated under the Procurement, Handling and Transplantation of Cells, Tissues and Organs Act.


    Related law:

    Artificial Insemination and Embryo Protection Act


    Regulations:

    Rules for the procurement and handling cells, tissues and organs

    Selection criteria for donors of cells, tissues and organs and list of laboratory tests required for donors and conditions and procedures for testing

    The requirements for the preparation of reports on the procurement, handling and transplantation of cells, tissues and organs and the composition of data

     

    NB! Since 01.03.2015 the new Procurement, Handling and Transplantation of Cells, Tissues and Organs Act has come to force. Due to lack of English translation of the related regulations, please contact State Agency of Medicines for further information about Estonian legislation of cells, tissues and organs for human application.