Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 13:33:55 -0400
Reply-To: "Harry J. Elston" <helston**At_Symbol_Here**FGI.NET>
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From: "Harry J. Elston" <helston**At_Symbol_Here**FGI.NET>
Subject: Re: Cite Reference
Comments: To: "Hilbrandt,Robert"

If your "jurisdiction have authority" gets extremely AR and they enforce NFPA as though it were law, you will find a requirement for monitoring lab oratory chemical hoods in NFPA 45.  The edition at my desk is ant iquated, 1991, but in Section 6-9.7 requires that new hoods and existing ho ods which are modified to have airflow indication.  My newer editions are in my home office, but I would venture to say that newer editions are a t least as restrictive as the 1991 edition in this area.



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From: "Hilbrandt, Robert"
Sent: Jul 16, 2009 11:03 AM
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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Cite Reference

Could you site the requirement for fume hood monitors.  We are located in New York State (upstate) and are not awa re of such a requirement.

Robert W . Hilbrandt Jr., RMS < BR>Radiochemistry Technical Director / QA Manager
Westchester County Dept. Laboratories & Research 10 Dana Road, Valhalla, NY   10595
Tel: 914-231-1531  Fax: 914-231-4458
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Harry J. Elston, Ph.D., CIH
Midwest Chemical Safety, LLC

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