This European Standard specifies performance criteria for couplings used in biotechnological processes with respect to the potential risks to the worker and the environment from microorganisms in use. This European Standard applies where the intended use of the coupling includes hazardous or potentially hazardous microorganisms used in biotechnological processes or where 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