ASTM International - ASTM E1566-00
Standard Guide for Handling Hazardous Biological Materials in Liquid Nitrogen
|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 maintaining and handling hazardous biological materials at liquid nitrogen temperatures.
1.2 This guide covers the safety precautions recommended when handling material stored in liquid nitrogen.
1.3 This guide does not cover the maintenance and handling of hazardous biological materials maintained at cryogenic temperatures in systems other than liquid nitrogen.
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.