Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention
Added Date : 15/9/2013
Opened for Signature: April 10, 1972 Entered into Force: March 26, 1975 Ratified by the US: March 26, 1975 The signatories to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, the BWC, or the BTWC, agree not to develop, produce, stockpile, or acquire biological agents outside of peaceful purposes and weapons and equipment designed to use biological agents for hostile reasons.