EN 12460:1998

Biotechnology - Large-scale process and production - Guidance on equipment selection and installation in accordance with the biological risk

Publication date:   Oct 23, 2003

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CEN/TC 233 Biotechnology

European Norm

07.080   Biology. Botany. Zoology

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This European Standard gives guidance on the selection and risk analysis of biotechnological equipment and the subsequent assembly of these into a plant in order to attain the appropriate biosafety containment levels. This includes verification of installation, operation and maintenance. It also applies when a new process or significant changes are introduced into an existing plant.

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90/220/EEC

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90/679/EEC

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EN 12460:1998
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2017