means specific information necessary for the development, production or use of a product. This information takes the form of technical data or technical assistance.  Controlled technology for the Dual-Use List is defined in the DSGL General Technology Note and in the Dual-Use List. Controlled technology for the  Munitions List is specified in ML22.


  1. ‘Technical assistance’ may take forms such as instruction, skills, training, working knowledge and consulting services and may involve the transfer of ‘technical data’.
  2. ‘Technical data’ may take forms such as blueprints, plans, diagrams, models, formulae, tables, engineering designs and specifications, manuals and instructions written or recorded on other media or devices such as disk, tape, read only memories.