FAQ: APHIS/CDC Form 3
The immediate notification can be sent via phone, email, or directly through eFSAP. Complete APHIS/CDC Form 3 in eFSAP within 7 days of the incident. If initial notification is made using eFSAP (APHIS/CDC Form-3), then the date of your immediate notification will appear in APHIS/CDC Form 3 Section B within eFSAP.
When you start an APHIS/CDC Form 3, you can save it as a draft without clicking Submit. Log into eFSAP and click on Form 3. Click Create Form 3. After you have started filling out the form, you can click Save at the bottom of the page to save the APHIS/CDC Form 3 as a draft without submitting it to FSAP for review.
If the immediate notification was submitted by starting the APHIS/CDC Form 3, then complete the APHIS/CDC Form 3. If you sent an email or fax, you may upload the document as Supporting Documentation.
The electronic documentation in eFSAP acts as the record required by the select agent regulations. If there is not electronic documentation within eFSAP, it is the entity’s responsibility to ensure there is a record available.
At this time, an NRE must submit a report of theft, loss, or release of a select agent or toxin via email, fax, or mail.