EN 1620:1996

Biotechnology - Large-scale process and production - Plant building according to the degree of hazard

Publication date:   Oct 23, 2003

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CEN

CEN/TC 233 Biotechnology

European Norm

07.080   Biology. Botany. Zoology

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This European Standard specifies design requirements for plant buildings used for the safe handling of microorganisms and the product itself if it presents a biohazard. Note 1: When applying this European Standard, attention is drawn to the existing national regulations such as regulations concerning genetic engineering, water and environmental emission concerning the design requirements.

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 1620:1996
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Dec 2, 2017