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EN 12347:1998

Biotechnology - Performance criteria for steam sterilizers and autoclaves

Oct 23, 2003

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90.60 Close of review   Dec 2, 2017

CEN

CEN/TC 233 Biotechnology

European Norm

07.080   Biology. Botany. Zoology | 07.100.99   Other standards related to microbiology | 11.080   Sterilization and disinfection

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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.

Related directives

Directives related to this standards.

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 12347:1998
90.60 Close of review
Dec 2, 2017