ASTM International - ASTM E1564-00
Standard Guide for Design and Maintenance of Low-Temperature Storage Facilities for Maintaining Cryopreserved Biological Materials
|Publication Date:||10 September 2000|
|ICS Code (Biology. Botany. Zoology):||07.080|
|ICS Code (Refrigerating technology):||27.200|
1.1 This guide covers recommended procedures for developing and maintaining low-temperature storage facilities for freezers with mechanical refrigeration.
1.2 This guide covers recommended procedures for developing and maintaining low-temperature storage facilities for freezers cooled with liquid nitrogen.
1.3 This guide does not cover practices for preservation by freezing which are covered in Practices E1342.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.