Biosafety cabinets are designed to provide micro-contamination control for both the product and the operator. There are three classes of cabinet defined. Class I and Class II cabinets are open fronted cabinets designed for low to moderate risk of operator exposure to pathogens. Class III cabinets are totally enclosed cabinets required for working with dangerous pathogens.
Biosafety cabinets are tested to proved the integrity of the filters, the air velocity and uniformity and the containment of the cabinet.
- Installed System Filter Leakage Test
- Air Velocity Uniformity
- Inward Air Velocity
- Flow Patterns
- Airborne Particle Count Test
- Temperature and Humidity Measurement
- Light/Lux Level Measurement
- Noise Level