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E1565-93 Standard Guide for Inventory Control and Handling of Biological Material Maintained at Low Temperatures

Copyright 1997 AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS, West Conshohocken, PA. All rights reserved.

1. Scope

1.1 This guide covers recommended procedures for handling material stored at low temperatures in mechanical freezers and liquid nitrogen freezers.

1.2 This guide covers recommendation for implementing procedures for ensuring adequate inventory control.

1.3 This guide covers recommendations for implementing procedures for safeguarding material stored at low temperatures.

1.4 This guide does not cover the development or maintenance of equipment and facilities for low-temperature storage.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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