EN 12462:1998

Biotechnology - Performance criteria for pumps

Publication date:   Oct 23, 2003

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   May 2, 2018

CEN

CEN/TC 233 Biotechnology

European Norm

07.080   Biology. Botany. Zoology | 23.080   Pumps

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Scope

This European Standard specifies performance criteria for pumps used in biotechnological processes, in which the release of microorganisms should be limited or prevented for reasons of safety. This standard applies if the intended use of the pump includes hazardous or potentially hazardous microorganisms. This standard applies to pumps with no auxiliary equipment, bordered by the connections on the unit of equipment. It also applies to pump systems equipped with all necessary auxiliary equipment necessary for operation of pumps and to accomplish cleaning and sterilization.

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 12462:1998
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 2, 2018