The Microbial Identification Framework for Risk Assessment (MIFRA) provides guidance on the information required for identifying micro-organisms notified under the New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms). It is a detailed technical document intended to help notifiers with the choice of methodology and the analysis of scientific data required for adequate microbial identification.

The MIFRA is available at:

https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/managing-pollution/evaluating-new-substances/biotechnology-living-organisms/microbial-identification-framework-risk-assessment.html