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Document ID (ISN)42581
CIS number 84-1742
ISBN(s) 0-905927-16-8
Year 1983
Convention or series no. Occupational Hygiene Monograph No.9
Author(s) Clark R.P., Hughes D.
Title The performance, installation, testing and limitations of microbiological safety cabinets
Bibliographic information Science Reviews Ltd., C/o 28 High Ash Drive, Leeds LS17 8RA, United Kingdom, 1983, No.9, 106p. Illus. 74 ref.
Abstract This guide covers the performance and testing of microbiological safety cabinets particularly in regard to establishing a firm and quantifiable basis for containment tests on open-fronted cabinets. Aspects of installation, instrumentation and the design and performance of complete containment facilities are also discussed. Contents: history and standards; cabinet types; airflows and performance; containment testing; filter tests; performance of open-fronted cabinets; installation; choice of cabinet; sterilisation; special facilities; rooms housing containment facilities.
Descriptors (primary) exhaust hoods; laboratory work; biological hazards; infection control; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) disinfection of equipment; United Kingdom; enclosure; directive; safe working methods; legislation; history; ventilation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Biological hazards