EN 12738:1999

Biotechnology - Laboratories for research, development and analysis - Guidance for containment of animals inoculated with microorganisms in experiments

Publication date:   Nov 20, 2003

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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, in order to protect the worker and/or the environment, gives guidance on minimum physical biosafety measures for the containment of animals deliberately inoculated with microorganisms, including genetically modified microorganisms, which can present a risk to human or animal health or the environment. This European Standard does not apply to the containment of animals which have not been deliberately inoculated with microorganisms.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

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 12738:1999
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2017