NSF/ANSI 49 - 2018
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This standard applies to Class II biosafety cabinetry designed to minimize hazards inherent in work with agents assigned to Biosafety Levels 1, 2, 3, or 4.
NSF 49 - 2018 Annex E - Published November 2018.
Biosafety Cabinet Selection, Installation, Use, Lifespan and Decommissioning
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This document from NSF International, Ann Arbor MI, is the United States normative reference for biosafety cabinet (BSC) practices.
Annex E task group chairperson - Dr Richard W Gilpin RBP CBSP SM(NRCM).
Institutional safety consultation.
Risk assessment procedure.
BSC Class and Type selection.
Site review before BSC purchase.
BSC arrival inspection and field certification.
Cleaning and disinfection of BSC work area.
BSC use practices and procedures.
Moving a permanently installed BSC.
BSC decommissioning process.