This European Standard specifies performance criteria for steam sterilizer and autoclave used for the destruction and prevention of release of microorganisms used in biotechnological processes. This European Standard applies if the intended use of steam sterilizers or autoclaves includes hazardous or potentially hazardous microorganisms used in biotechological processes or if exposure of the worker or the environment to such microorganisms is restricted for reasons of safety.
Legislation related to this standard
Deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms
Contained use of genetically modified micro-organisms
Protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2017