Cytoculture™ Cytotoxic Safety Cabinets
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The Esco Cytoculture Cytotoxic Safety Cabinet is the premium solution for cytotoxic/antineoplastic drug processing, providing the highest level of patient, pharmacist and environmental protection. This revolutionary product builds on Esco’s experience of more than 20 years as a global leader in biological safety containment technology.

The unique demands of handling and preparing cytotoxic drugs for use in chemotherapy require a specialized cabinet. As cytotoxic drugs cannot be inactivated by chemical decontamination, Class II biosafety cabinets should not be used. With this in mind, Esco has developed a highly specialized range of cabinets designed especially for handling these potentially dangerous drugs.

Key Benefits:
  • Safe filter changing
  • Safer dual exhaust filters
  • HPA certified to EN 12469


  • Sentinel™ Microprocessor controller supervises all functions.
  • Meets the requirements of the European Std. EN 12469 for microbiological safety cabinets.
  • Provides you with the highest level of operator safety to protect you and your personnel from the hazardous compounds used in cytotoxic drugs.
  • Motorized sash helps simplify transfer of materials into the work zone.
  • Highest level of cleanliness within the work zone for patient safety and product cleanliness.
  • Esco antimicrobial coating on all painted surfaces.
  • Dual long-life ULPA filters for supply and exhaust airflow.
  • Additional secondary HEPA exhaust filter.
  • Spacious knee room maximizes operator comfort, 245mm (9.6") inward.
  • Available in 1.2 and 1.8 m models (4' and 6').
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  • Air enters the cabinet through perforations located along the front of the work zone before mixing with contaminated downflow air in a common chamber below the work zone (This inflow air does not mix with the filtered downflow air in the cabinet's main chamber). The mixed air then passes through the HEPA filter located beneath the work zone.
  • The HEPA filtered air then passes through internal ducting in the back wall of the cabinet to a common air plenum where 35% is exhausted through the ULPA exhaust filter and 65% is forced evenly through the ULPA supply filter. This sterilized air then passes through the main chamber as downflow air, flushing all contaminates from the work zone.
  • At the work surface the downflow airstream splits and enters the common air chamber beneath the work zone through perforations located at the front and back of the main chamber, where the cycle is repeated.