Laminar Flow Hoods BiOptima CYTO II Safety Cabinets for Cytostatics with Electric Front Sash Movement

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  • Ensuring safety for the product, operator, and environment
  • Designed for high-risk microbiological applications and highly toxic uses such as the production of cytotoxic drugs, in accordance with DIN12980 standards.
  • 30% air exhaust, 70% recirculated air
  • Innovative automatically sliding front window
  • Glass sides of the cabinet
  • Spacious working area
  • ECO mode
  • Innovative and unique 4F system
  • Wide, ergonomic, V-shaped armrest
  • Front window inclined at a 7° angle
  • Front window seals with silicone gasket
  • 2 flow monitoring sensors
  • Quick filter replacement in under 5 minutes
  • BIOPTIMA CYTO is a class-leading laminar cabinet designed with the highest standards of safety, ergonomics, energy efficiency, reliability, and ease of use for working with cytostatics.

BiOptima Cyto cabinets are equipped with additional HEPA filters in a V-shape under the work surface, ensuring the highest level of safety in high-risk applications.

These cabinets are designed for microbiological and highly toxic applications, such as the production of cytotoxic drugs.

Available sizes: BiOptima Cyto is available in standard widths of 120 and 180 cm.

  • They provide a very large working area in an elegant, compact enclosure.
  • The front sash of the cabinet is made of safety anti-reflective glass, inclined at a 7-degree angle, opens up to 200 mm in height, significantly improving ergonomics and work comfort. An additional advantage is the elevated, corrosion-resistant, patented V-shaped armrest integrated with air intake grilles, protecting against blockage of the air intake holes.

Technical specifications of laminar cabinets:

  • Class II safety cabinets guarantee a high level of safety for the product, human, and environment.
  • Designed for working with cytostatics
  • Compliant with standards: EN12469, DIN 12980, NSF/ANSI 49 (Class II A2), JIS K3800, SFDA YY-0569, and AS2252
  • Parameters controlled by a microprocessor controller
  • Color LCD display, installed at an angle, with a digital screen and a touch panel, displays airflow speed messages, alarm states, UV lamp operation, filter usage, filter blockage percentage in the form of a graph.
  • Standby mode available
  • 30/70 mode available
  • Decontamination program mode available
  • Audible and visual alarm states
  • Active filter usage monitoring
  • Auto-start of UV lamp
  • Automatic UV lamp shutdown when the front window is opened
  • Chamber disinfection capability using formaldehyde
  • Ability to control LED lighting, electrical outlets, and solenoid valve from the controller
  • Display shows:
    • Current values for laminar airflow speed, exhaust air, and intake air
    • Information on the frequency of filter integrity test execution, UV lamp lifespan, filter lifespan
    • Total hours of operation for the laminar cabinet, fan(s), UV lamp, and filters
    • Information about the last service inspection • Software available in English, Spanish, French, and German
  • Control panel access protected by a password
  • Cabinets equipped with a manual front panel opening mechanism for full access to the workspace, e.g., for inserting larger objects or thorough cleaning of the cabinet
  • A patented, detachable "V"-shaped armrest is installed in front of the workspace to prevent airflow blockage.
  • The front window of the cabinet is made of safety anti-reflective glass, inclined at a 7-degree angle, with UV radiation protection and automatic sliding.
  • A silicone gasket is installed around the front window.
  • Work surface made of 304L stainless steel, with some parts autoclavable
  • The work surface and chamber are made of 304L stainless steel with rounded corners, and the sides of the chamber are made of tempered glass.
  • Cabinet enclosure made of powder-coated steel
  • A drip tray installed under the work surface collects spilled liquids (up to 4 liters according to EN 12469)

Standard Equipment:

  • - Two HEPA 14 filters: main filter and exhaust filter, compliant with EN 1822, with 99.995% MPPS and 99.999% DOP efficiency, providing ISO 4 air cleanliness according to ISO 14644-1: 353 particles > or = 0.5µm/m3; 10,000 particles > or = 0.1 µm/m3
  • HEPA H14 V-shaped filters in quantities of 9 (BiOptima CYTO 4) or 14 pieces (BiOptima CYTO 6)
  • G3 pre-filter compliant with EN 779, installed under the work surface, preventing dust, dirt, and particles from reaching the HEPA filter, significantly increasing the HEPA filter's lifespan (up to 7 years), and preventing potential damage to fans due to contamination in the technical area (pipette tips, aluminum foil, etc.)
  • 4F (fast, friendly & efficient) system
  • Automatic front sash opening function
  • Built-in anemometric probe for airflow measurement
  • LED lighting, providing even cabinet illumination, reducing eye fatigue, installed outside the work area
  • Two electrical outlets 230V, 50 Hz
  • Fan(s) with EC motors
  • 6 holes in the cabinet's side walls
  • Stainless steel divided worktop
  • UV lamp with programmable operating time
  • Replaceable CG screen providing the best laminar airflow
  • Cabinet frame made of powder-coated steel with epoxy paint, with 900 mm high legs for leveling.


Optional Equipment:
  • - Wheelset for the cabinet frame
  • Gas valve
  • Vacuum valve
  • Oxygen valve
  • Inert gas valve
  • Compressed air valve
  • Water valve
  • Humidity sensor
  • Temperature sensor
  • USB port
  • Burner
  • Formalin vaporizer
  • External fan
  • Activated carbon box
  • VHP decontamination kit
  • One-piece stainless steel worktop
  • Heated surface
  • Weighing stone
  • Particle counter
  • 21.5" LCD monitor, installed on the rear wall of the cabinet, with 1x HDMI, 2x USB ports
  • FAT and SAT documentation
  • IQ and OQ documentation

IT Configuration

IT Configuration A Telstar solution for hospital pharmacies in applications requiring the use of pharmaceutical compounding software. Most hospital pharmacies rely on software solutions that assist in dose preparation and improve medication safety and workflow within the pharmacy. These software solutions may include online (weight-based) gravimetric verification, barcode scanning, and automatic electronic documentation of preparations. The IT Configuration is the latest addition to the BiOptima laminar cabinet family, designed specifically for the current needs of pharmacies. Designed and manufactured in accordance with EN 12469 and DIN 12980 standards, these devices are equipped with all the necessary hardware components to seamlessly integrate into the daily routine of a modern pharmacy or upgrade existing pharmacies. The IT Configuration is available for sizes 4, 5, and 6 of all BiOptima models: One, Cyto, Exa, and BiOptima.


Key Features:

  • 21.5-inch LCD monitor built into the rear wall of the cabinet, with external HDMI connectivity
  • 2 USB adapters


  • Printer and PC support
  • Swiveling keyboard arm


  • Cable components
  • Valves
  • Drip stand
  • Weighing stone (low vibration for balance), etc.


BiOptima CYTO 4

BiOptima CYTO 6

External dimensions

W1338xD797xH2212 mm

W1948xD797xH2212 mm

Internal dimensions

W1190xD548xH666 mm

W1800xD548xH666 mm


285 kg

380 kg

Laminar flow

0.35 m/s

0.35 m/s

Inlet air speed

0.65 m/s (510 m3/h)

0.65 m/s (773 m3/h)


200 W

250 W


230 V

230 V


50/60 Hz

50/60 Hz


1000 lux

1000 lux

Noise level

60 dBA

60 dBA




HEPA filter



Air quality

ISO 4 in accordance with ISO CD 14644-1: 353 particles. ≥ 0.5 μm/m3 ; 10000 particles. ≥ 0.1 μm/m3

Model Scale
Bio Optima CYTO 4 laminar chamber Cat. no.: 1724077 285 kg
Bio Optima CYTO 6 laminar chamber Cat. no.: 1724079 380 kg