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    Information concerning the activation of the DOCOM module in TRACES-NT and the closure of the DOCOM module in TRACES Classic
    The new DOCOM module, to be used for the issuance of commercial documents for certain animal by-products and derived products (ABP) not intended for human consumption and transported within the Union pursuant to Article 17 of Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011, will be activated in TRACES NT on1 December 2021.

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  • Calling all Members and Users of Serum

    Our new ISIA Learning Center is here!

    We have developed educational resources to answer top questions about the serum industry. From outlining the basics of FBS to understanding the rules, regulations, and how to mitigate risk – learn more now and become the serum expert you’ve always wanted to be. Remember nothing works like serum.

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  • Updated Border Operating Model Published

    New Phased Approach to Import Controls for Products of Animal Origin and Animal By-Products from the European Union (EU
    The Border Operating Model has been updated and confirms the UKs approach to import controls from July 2022.
    From 1 January 2022, all POAO and ABP consignments need to be pre-notified on the Import of products, animals, food and feed system (IPAFFS). If you haven’t done so already, please register for IPAFFS on gov.uk. There is information on how to register - video and guidance in the document.
    A training video and guidance on how to create and complete a pre-notification on IPAFFS is available. Please review the document for further details .

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International Serum Industry Association

Members of the International Serum industry Association are collectors, processors and users of animal serum and animal derived products. These products are used extensively in the growth of cells in culture for research and in the production of diagnostic kits, vaccines and biotherapeutic molecules.

The ISIA Mission


ISIA shall establish, promote and assure compliance with uncompromised standards of excellence and ethics in the business practices of the global animal serum and animal derived products supply industry.

Safety and Safe Use

Our primary focus will continue to be on safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin traceability, and truth in labeling, and appropriate standardization and oversight.


We will work to educate stakeholders on the scientific foundation of the safe use of serum and animal derived products.

Why Get ISIA Traceability Certification?

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen explains in this video.

ISIA Presentations

9th Annual Biologics World Taiwan 2021 - Dr. Rosemary Versteegen
September 8-9, 2021

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