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Pathogen Reduction Dialogue
Panel 3
Performance Standards and the Economics of 
Compliance and Innovation
May 7, 2002


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Slide 1 of 7 - Performance Standards and the Economics of Compliance and Innovation
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Slide 2 of 7 - With standards, firms are responsible for quality/safety
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Slide 3 of 7 - Performance standards are less intrusive thann process standards
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Slide 4 of 7 - Performance standards specify requirements in terms of results, not production methods
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Slide 5 of 7 - Some guidelines for setting performance standards
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Slide 6 of 7 - Firms face a number of choices in response to new regulation
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Slide 7 of 7 - Regulation should tip the balance to compliance and innovation
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