EN 12740:1999

Biotechnology - Laboratories for research, development and analysis - Guidance for handling, inactivating and testing of waste

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 | 13.030.30   Special wastes

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This European Standard gives guidance on methods for handling, inactivating and testing of waste containing organisms arising from biotechnology laboratory activities and processes. It is concerned with methods to reduce the risks arising from exposure to waste derived from laboratory-scale activities which contains organisms hazardous or potentially hazardous to humans, animals, plants or the environment.

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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 12740:1999
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2017