Biosafety Cabinet Decommissioning Process


Biosafety Cabinet Decommissioning Process

The "Biosafety Cabinet Decommissioning Process" infographic provides a detailed guide for safely decommissioning biosafety cabinets (BSCs). This essential resource outlines each step required to ensure the process is conducted safely and complies with established standards. The infographic covers decontamination using agents like hydrogen peroxide, formaldehyde, and chlorine dioxide, ensuring pathogens are eliminated before disassembly.

It highlights the proper disposal methods for various components, including HEPA/ULPA filters, metal parts, electronic components, and glass. The infographic emphasizes the importance of using personal protective equipment (PPE) and adhering to guidelines from facility safety officers or biosafety professionals. It also details the recycling processes for metal, electronic, and glass components, ensuring environmentally responsible disposal.

By following the steps outlined in this infographic, laboratories can safely decommission BSCs, minimizing environmental impact and maintaining compliance with safety standards such as NSF/ANSI 49. Download the infographic to learn more about the comprehensive decommissioning process and ensure your lab practices the highest safety standards.