Biological Safety Cabinet

Biological Safety Cabinet

The primary purpose of a Biosafety cabinet (BSC or Biological Safety Cabinet or Microbiological Safety Cabinet) is to protect the laboratory users and the environment from pathogens. BSC provides for an enclosed and ventilated workspace. The enclosed space enhances safety when working with materials contaminated (or potentially contaminated) with pathogens. BSC finds use where a defined biosafety level is required.

Kewaunee’s Class II BSC provide protection of the samples and of the environment, since makeup air is also HEPA-filtered. Class II BSC is characterized by a limited fixed inward airflow access opening providing personnel protection, a vertical downward HEPA filtered work zone offering product protection and HEPA filtered exhaust providing environmental protection.

COMPLIANCE

  • NSF/ANSI Standard 49-2014
  • UL 61010-1 Underwriters Laboratories Inc

VARIANTS

  • Class II,A2
  • Class II,B2

SIZES

  • 1100mm
  • 1400mm
  • 1700mm
  • 2000mm

CLASS II, A2

    Minimum of 100 FPM (0.5m/s) inflow. HEPA filtered down flow mixed with recycled air. May exhaust some or all HEPA filtered air back into the laboratory

CLASS II, B2

    Minimum of 100 FPM (.5m/s) inflow. HEPA filtered, non-recirculated, down flow air. HEPA filtered exhaust air to atmosphere

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