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HEPA Versus ULPA: Which Filter Should Your Biosafety Cabinet Use?

Source: NuAire, Inc.

HEPA Versus ULPA: Which Filter Should Your Biosafety Cabinet Use?

A biosafety cabinet (BSC) is one of the most important pieces of equipment a laboratory that handles low-to-moderate risk biological materials. A BSC maintains a safe environment for personnel, and prevents cross-contamination of the work product. Among the many components determining the effectiveness of a BSC, the most critical is the air filter.