Clean Air and Containment Review

Editor: John Neiger
Publisher: Euromed Communications


This section has a comprehensive list of standards relevant to clean air and containment technology, with convenient ordering links.

Recent standards issued after 1 January 2018 (all categories) are also listed below on this page as well as by category.

Recent standards issued after 1 January 2018 (all categories)

Cleanroom and clean air device standards

Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments

BS EN ISO 14644-3:2019 NEW
Part 3: Test methods
BS ISO 14644-12:2018 NEW
Part 12: Specifications for monitoring air cleanliness by nanoscale particle concentration
BS ISO 14644-16:2018 NEW
Part 16: Energy efficiency in cleanrooms and separative devices

High efficiency filter standards

BS EN ISO: High-efficiency filters and filter media for removing particles in air

BS EN ISO 29463-2:2018* NEW
Part 2: Aerosol production, measuring equipment and particle-counting statistics
BS EN ISO 29463-3:2018* NEW
Part 3: Testing flat sheet filter media
BS EN ISO 29463-4:2018* NEW
Part 4: Test method for determining leakage of filter elements. Scan method
BS EN ISO 29463-5:2018* NEW
Part 5: Test method for filter elements

*These are the same as ISO 29463:2011 Parts 2 - 5 but dated 2018 as that is the year in which they were adopted by CEN. They supersede BS EN 1822:2009 Parts 2 - 5. BS EN 1822-1 remains current.

Biotechnology and biosafety standards

Biosafety Cabinetry

NSF/ANSI 49-2018 NEW
Biosafety Cabinetry - Design, Construction, Performance, and Field Certification

Biodecontamination standards

BS EN ISO 11139:2018 NEW
Sterilization of health care products. Vocabulary. Terms used in sterilization and related equipment and process standards