BIOLOGICAL SAFETY CABINET (Thermo MSC-Advantage1.2),class II


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Former Code(s): ELAEBSCA1-- ELAEMISC413 ELAEZNL0413
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Enclosed bench usually made of stainless steel designed for manipulation of biohazardous material.

Class II provides staff, environment and product protection using a laminar airflow (LAF) and high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter as protective mechanisms.




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Technical specifications

  • Net weight: +/- 250 kg
  • Shipping weight: +/- 260 kg
  • Exhaust/inflow air volume: 400 m³/h
  • Supply/ exhaust air filter: HEPA H 14N 1822 99.999% at 0.3 μm particle size
  • Power supply requirements: 230V, 50/60Hz
  • Warranty: 2 years parts and labor
  • Anemometer
  • One-piece workbench
  • Programmable UV light
  • Combustible gas tap
  • Solenoid valve for gas


  • W x H x D external with stand: 1300 x 2200 x 795 mm
  • W x H x D internal: 1200 x 780 x 495 mm
  • Interior working surface area: 0.56 m²
  • Shipping dimensions W x H x D: 1410 x 1700 x 925 mm

Supplied with the Article

The cabinet must be supplied with the following spare-parts and accessory:

  • Additional exhaust HEPA filters for 1.2m cabinet
  • Fix Stand for MSC-Advantage 1.2 (Thermo ref. 77522018)

Instructions for use

Please consult the “Updated laboratory procedures, 2022” available online via the Laboratory working Group sharepoint page: Laboratory Procedures and Resources.

For offline access, contact your laboratory advisor.

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Precautions for Use

  • Place the BSC far from air flow (windows, doors).
  • Use a UPS with double conversion for the electrical protection of the apparatus (see related articles below).


  • Refer to user manual for cleaning procedures
  • Check the UV lamp regularly with UV meter 49 or with an agar blood plate to check for viability of the microorganisms after UV exposure
  • Check the anemomether level regularly in order to evaluate the need for the HEPA filter to be replaced.
  • Never remove the HEPA filter yourself, always request for technical support from supplier of MSF Biomedical Department
  • Before ordering the BSC, contact your biomedical referent in order to assess the availability of local/regional maintenance

MSF requirements

BSC Class II is compulsory for culture, drug susceptibility testing and identification of mycobacteria and for manipulation of bones and tissues samples and cultures.

Reserved for TB culture and bacteriology programmes.

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