Current Bulletins

Bulletin 21-8

Announcement of Changes to Standards Entering a Six-Month Preparatory Period on July 31, 2021

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Bulletin 21-7

Changes to Standards: Revised AATB Standards Coming into Effect July 31, 2021

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Bulletin 21-6

Potential Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission Through Tissue Transplantation

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Bulletin 21-5

Update on Considerations for Tissue Donor Risk Assessment of COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Infection

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Bulletin 21-4

Standards Comment Period for AATB Members

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Bulletin 21-3

Announcement of Changes to Standards Entering a Six-Month Implementation Period on January 31, 2021

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Bulletin 21-2

Changes to Standards : Revised AATB Standards Effective January 31, 2021

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Bulletin 21-1

FDA Updated Information on HCT/Ps for COVID-19 Pandemic

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Bulletin 20-15

FDA Updates List of Licensed Donor Screening Tests

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Bulletin 20-14

FDA Issues Updates for Testing

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Bulletin 20-13

Changes to Standards

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Bulletin 20-12

FDA Extends Enforcement Discretion Policy for Certain HCT/Ps

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Bulletin 20-11

Recommendations on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Tissue Bank Recovery and Processing Personnel

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Bulletin 20-10

COVID-19 Update

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Bulletin 20-9

COVID-19 Update

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Bulletin 20-8

COVID-19 Update

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Bulletin 20-7

COVID-19 Update

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Bulletin 20-6

AATB Issues Advanced Copies of the Revised Standards That Come Into Effect on July 31, 2020

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Bulletin 20-4

Surgical Gown Recall and Potential PPE Shortage

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Bulletin 20-5

AATB Provides Additional Details on the Standard Revision Announcement System Adopted on July 31, 2019

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Bulletin 20-3

The AATB Physicians Council Issues Donor Screening and Deferral Recommendations to Tissue Bank Medical Directors Related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Outbreak

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Bulletin 20-2

Changes to Standards

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Bulletin 20-1

Cardinal Health Has Issued an Urgent Medical Device Recall

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Bulletin 19-7

Extension of Amendment Effective Date

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Bulletin 19-6

Changes to AATB Standards

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Bulletin 19-5​

Extension of Effective Date for Standards B1.500 and B2.210

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Bulletin 19-4

FDA Announces the New TRG Rapid Inquiry Program (TRIP)

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Bulletin 19-3

Events with Potential Impact on Tissue Recovery and Processing

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Bulletin 19-2

FDA Announced Changes to CDC's ZIKV Blood and Tissue Safety Webpage and World Map

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Bulletin 19-1​

Changes to Standards​

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Bulletin 18-8​

Changes to Standards​

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: AATB Standards are subject to revision at any time pursuant to the Association’s procedures. Notice of each such revision is given by AATB via a “Bulletin” that announces those changes and their respective effective dates. Persons seeking to determine the current provisions of Standards should always review the Bulletins for any such announcement of revisions to Standards or may request a current and effective copy of the Standards by sending a request to the AATB mailbox: accreditation@aatb.org.