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Biosafety in the FACS Facility

All SSFF laboratory areas are under BSL-2 guidelines. 

  • Users are responsible for keeping project BSL information up-to-date
    • ALL projects, cell types, treatments, etc., MUST be listed in your SSFF registration and updated regularly
  • No food or drink is allowed in these areas
  • Good laboratory practice must be followed

Analyzer BSL-2 samples:

  • Personal protection (gloves, gown, no open-toed shoes) required
  • Use red containers for waste
  • Wipe down/disinfect work area after finishing use
  • In addition to normal cleaning, bleach (10%) must be run for 5 min on high sample flow rate
  • Follow with water rinse

Sorter BLS-2 samples:

  • An extra 15  min time should be reserved for proper clean-up
  • Personal protection (gloves, gown, no open-toed shoes) required
  • Door to sorter room must be closed while sort is in progress
  • Aerosol Management system must be turned on
  • Use red containers for waste
  • Wipe down/disinfect work area after finishing use, including sort block and Bulk injector
  • In addition to normal cleaning, bleach (10%) must be run for 10 min on sample flow rate of 3
  • Follow with water rinse

 

Last modified: 
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 at 12:23 pm