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Tissue Bank

The California Department of Public Health LFS Tissue Bank Section Licenses and Surveys Several Types of Facilities:

  1. Cadaveric tissue: collection, processing and distribution facilities
  2. Cadaveric tissue: storage and patient distribution facilities
  3. Assisted Reproductive Technologies facilities including sperm banks
  4. Stem cell processing from sources other than cord blood and circulating blood
  5. Donor milk collection, processing, storage and distribution
  6. Autologous tissue stored overnight or longer
  7. Any facility described above which is located in California or is located outside of California and wants to operate in California 


Contact information:


Clint Venable- Program Manager (510) 620-3829; Clint.Venable@cdph.ca.gov 


Jan Otey – Examiner-(510) 620-3816; Jan.Otey@cdph.ca.gov


Alan Ankerstar- Examiner (213) 761-2689; Alan.Ankerstar@cdph.ca.gov


Ron Harkey – Section Chief, Blood & Tissue Bank (510) 620-3808; Ronald.Harkey@cdph.ca.gov


Applicable Laws and Regulations:

 

California Health and Safety Code:  Sections 1635-1647 and 125300-125320

California Penal Code :  Section 367(f)(g)

Business and Professional Code: Section 2260


New Tissue Bank Application

Tissue Bank New Application Check-Off List (PDF)

 

    Tissue Bank Renewal Application

    Tissue Bank Renewal Check-off List (PDF)

    Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

     


     

     
     
    Last modified on: 4/8/2011 9:46 AM