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Document ID (ISN)69426
CIS number 97-1352
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cornu J.C.
Title Microbiological safety cabinets - Description, performance evaluation and use
Original title Les postes de sécurité microbiologique - Description, évaluation des performances, exploitation [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1997, No.166, Note No.2042-166-97, p.69-89. Illus. 27 ref.
Abstract This article describes types I, II and III of microbiological safety cabinets (MSCs) and analyzes their uses and performance criteria, as well as the testing methods applicable to each type. It also offers guidelines for the installation, use and maintenance of the three types of MSCs, emphasizing the need for more thorough and elaborated on-site testing. Standards and regulations applicable to the use of MSCs are included.
Descriptors (primary) laboratory equipment; biological hazards; biosafety cabinets
Descriptors (secondary) ventilation; comment on standard; classification; safe working methods
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards