Esco performs testing in accordance with more than 20 of the world's
most recognized standards, of local, regional and international scopes.
In particular, testing in our laboratory is most frequently conducted
based on: EN12469, NSF49, IEST RP. An NSF-Accredited Biological Cabinet
Field Certifier is available in-house full-time to supervise all testing
All of Esco's laminar flow cabinets are type-tested
according to the Australian Standard AS1396.5, the only standard in the
world for laminar flow cabinets. In August 2004, Esco became the very
first manufacturer of laminar flow cabinets to have a laminar flow
cabinet type-tested according to the microbiological testing methods
described in the EN12469:200.
Esco Labculture® Class II Type A2
Biological Safety Cabinets have been certified to the NSF49, and
independently type-tested to the EN12469 standard. This product is also
UL-listed as compliant to the requirements in both US and Canada. Esco
is also the only foreign manufacturer outside of Japan to have a product
certified to the stringent Japanese Standard JIS K 3800 for biological
Esco's Airstream® Class II Biological Safety
cabinets are type-tested according to the EN12469, while all of our
Biological Safety cabinets are designed to meet and exceed the
requirements of the NSF49 and EN12469 standards.