Microbiological safety cabinets (MSC)

Cover Microbiological safety cabinets (MSC)
Year 2014
Pages 20
Number UV-0816-E
Publisher Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Series The environment in practice

Guideline for the use of microbiological safety cabinets when handling human-pathogenic microorganisms.
2nd updated edition

This implementation guide presents measures to protect against infectious aerosols. The main focus is on the use of microbiological safety cabinets (MSC). It is intended to show the most important criteria and considerations for using a MSC when handling human-pathogenic organisms. But it also summarises further measures to prevent aerosols.

(2nd updated edition, December 2014; first published in 2008)

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