Containment Standards for Facilities Handling Plant Pests - First Edition
10.0 Appendix I

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Simplified Examples of PPC-1, PPC-2 and PPC-3 Facilities

PPC-1

Plant Pest Containment - Figure 1. Description follows.
Description for figure - Plant Pest Containment - Figure 1

This image shows an example floor plan of a PPC-1 laboratory. It is a room with a door and sink.

PPC-2

Plant Pest Containment - Figure 2. Description follows.
Description for figure - Plant Pest Containment - Figure 2

This image shows an example floor plan of a PPC-2 laboratory. It is a room with a sink and biological safety cabinet. Access is through an anteroom, however access from a corridor is also acceptable.

PPC-2 Arthropod

Plant Pest Containment - Figure 3. Description follows.
Description for figure - Plant Pest Containment - Figure 3

This image shows an example floor plan of a PPC-2 Arthropod laboratory. It has an anteroom for entry and arrows indicate inward directional airflow at both doors of the anteroom. The image has a line drawn around the edge of the laboratory room symbolizing the containment perimeter to prevent arthropod ingress and egress.

PPC-3

Plant Pest Containment - Figure 4. Description follows.
Description for figure - Plant Pest Containment - Figure 4

This image shows an example floor plan of a PPC-3 laboratory. The image shows access through three sequential anterooms that consist of a clean change room, a body shower and a dirty change room. Arrows indicate inward directional airflow at each door of the entrance sequence. The laboratory has biological safety cabinets as well as a double door autoclave and door for equipment entry on the containment perimeter. The image has a line drawn around the body shower, dirty change room and laboratory space symbolizing the sealed containment perimeter.

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