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EN 12128:1998

Biotechnology - Laboratories for research, development and analysis - Containment levels of microbiology laboratories, areas of risk, localities and physical safety requirements

Oct 23, 2003

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90.60 Close of review   Dec 2, 2017

CEN

CEN/TC 233 Biotechnology

European Norm

07.080   Biology. Botany. Zoology | 07.100.01   Microbiology in general

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This European Standard specifies minimum physical requirements for biological safety for laboratories at four reference physical containment levels which are appropriate for handling microorganisms of different risk groups. This European Standard primarily addresses the containment of microorganisms which can present a risk to human health. It applies to microbiology laboratories where the handling of microorganisms in bacteriology, mycology, virology, parasitology and/or genetic modification is carried out.

Related directives

Directives related to this standards.

90/220/EEC

Deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms

90/219/EEC

Contained use of genetically modified micro-organisms

90/679/EEC

Protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work

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EN 12128:1998
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2017