“According to the Riegle Report, [on September 29, 1988] the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) sent a shipment of Anthrax and a source of Botulism to the Iraqi Ministry of Trade (a pathogen produces disease):

‘Materials Shipped: Bacillus anthracis (ATCC 240)
Batch# 05-14-63 (3 each)
Class III pathogen

Materials shipped: Clostridium botulinum Type A
Batch# 07-86 (3 each)
Class III pathogen.’ ”

 – Philip Taylor, The War in Iraq, Page 14