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What does HC stand for?

HC stands for High Containment (biological hazard laboratories)

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Contract notice: professional consulting services for commissioning The Pirbright Institute at Pirbright in Surrey require a Commissioning Consultant with experience of High Containment laboratories to lead the Client, Existing Consulting Team and Contractor throughout the design, construction and occupation phase of the project with the objective being the successful licensing of the facility to conduct high containment operations.
The company's new PS14m high containment facility includes equipment and systems for the development and commercial supply of tablets and capsules containing highly potent actives.
The outlet is available with a butterfly valve, rotary valve, iris valve or high containment valve to meet OELs down to 40 nanograms.
Working in a high containment laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, the team of researchers solved a fundamental mystery about smallpox that has puzzled scientists long after the natural disease was eradicated by vaccination.
Additionally, the UltimaPro can be equipped with several features to optimize the containment of toxic products: the product feed and discharge valve can be equipped with Buck high containment split butterfly valves and, on request, even with isolator boxes.
In January 2005 the Highways Agency introduced an initiative to install high containment concrete barriers on all of England's motorways.