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Ensuring lab user safety by keeping balances and safety cabinets clean

Recommended cleaning procedures for lab balances and the surrounding safety cabinet-area

Reference Paper: Proven Cleaning Procecures for Lab Balances and Safety Cabinets


Cleaning a balance and the surrounding work area is important to ensure operator safety and long equipment life.

To protect users when weighing potentially harmful or active pharmaceutical substances, balances are often installed and used in safety cabinets. It is essential to adopt effective cleaning measures for maintaining safety and avoiding cross-contamination.

This white paper contains helpful information on cleaning methods and agents and gives instructions how to clean a balance and the surrounding safety cabinet area. It also provides solutions for keeping your balance clean in the first place.

Lab user safety ensured

Most recommendations in this paper apply to balances and safety benches made by any manufacturer. Benefit from our weighing expertise:

  • Minimize cross-contamination risk or undesired microbiological contamination
  • Increase operating reliability
  • Ensure accessibility for service maintenance
  • Reduce equipment failure rates

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  • cleaning procedures

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