Class II Biosafety Cabinets should be certified annually to ensure employee, product and environmental protection. The Office of Biosafety recommends that all laboratories operating under BSL2 or higher practices and procedures, utilize companies that have certifiers through the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF). The Office of Biosafety requires that all laboratories operating a BSC, use companies that have certifiers through the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF). The PI should maintain all documentation involved in BSC certification for a minimum of 3 years, including a datasheet that documents all airflows and tests provided. Biosafety or the Institutional Biosafety Committee may at any time request documentation on BSC certification. If you need any assistance or have any questions related to the operation of your BSC, please contact the UGA Office of Biosafety.
NSF-certified biosafety cabinet testers that provide service to Georgia
Controlled Environment Certification Services, Inc.
(A STERIS Corp Company), dba Southeastern Certification, Inc.
Josh Buffat, Operation’s Manager
Office # 423-899-6806 Fax # 6807 Direct # 423-486-9747 Cell # 423-987-3324
ENV Services, Inc.