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Esco Labculture® Class II Type A2 Biosafety Cabinet Certified to Japanese Standard JIS K3800:2000


Tokyo, Japan ~ Esco's Labculture® Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinet has been certified by Japan Air Cleaning Association (JACA) for compliance to the requirements of Japanese Industrial Standard K3800:2000 for microbiological safety cabinets. JIS K3800:2000 is the Japanese standard for biosafety cabinets based on the US NSF49 standard requirements. However, the Japanese standard has more stringent microbiological testing requirements.

Esco Micro Pte Ltd is the first company outside of Japan to have a Class II biosafety cabinet certified to the JIS K3800 standard. Along with the recent certification to the new Chinese standard for biosafety cabinets SFDA YY 00569-2005, Esco's Labculture® Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinet currently holds the most number of international certifications in the world.

Esco Labculture® Class II Type A2 Biosafety cabinet series have been certified to the European standard for microbiological safety cabinets, EN12469:2000 in 2004 and to the US Standard NSF49 for Class II biological safety cabinets in 2005. Esco is now 1 of 11 biosafety cabinet manufacturers in the world to be certified to the stringent NSF49
standard.

Launched in January 2004, Esco's Labculture® biosafety cabinet features many unique, state-of-the-art developments which include superior ULPA filters with >99.999% efficiency, a microprocessor-based control system, anti-microbial powder-coated body and laminated shatter-proof safety glass.

Related Downloads:

1. For more information, visit:
http://biotech.escoglobal.com/classIIbiohazard.htm

2. To view the certificate (Japanese with English translation attached)
http://biotech.escoglobal.com/PDF/JIS_K3800_Certificate.PDF

3. To download a WinRar-compressed CMYK-colour image of the product:
http://biotech.escoglobal.com/images/press/LA2_CMYK.rar

4. Download a PDF of this press release:
http://biotech.escoglobal.com/PDF/PR_LA2_JISK3800.pdf

5. For further inquiries, contact Bilguun at bilguun.m@escoglobal.com

6. For past press releases:
http://biotech.escoglobal.com/press.htm

Esco Biotech is a highly focused manufacturer of laminar flow, biohazard safety and other HEPA-filtered cabinets for the laboratory with a history of quality cabinets since 1978. Highly oriented towards the international marketplace, Esco Biotech products are available in more than 70 countries and 95% of its turnover is exported. Professional and reliable local service and support are provided by a network of international distributors and partners. Esco is an ISO9001 and ISO14001 certified manufacturing company.

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