From: Yung Morgan <pmorgan**At_Symbol_Here**EHS.UMASS.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Gas cylinder storage in chemical fume hoods
Date: December 5, 2012 3:28:06 PM EST
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Dear members,


Please excuse me if these questions about cylinders storage in laboratories hoods  had been circulating with this group before.


1.       Have you been able to use gas cylinders larger than lecture bottle size inside a chemical fume hood?. 

2.       If  larger gas cylinders in chemical fume hoods are used, how exactly have they been used? 

3.        If you have not used larger gas cylinders in chemical fume hoods, is it only due to NFPA 45 or another reason? 


Any thoughts you have will be appreciated. Thank you  and  Happy Holidays season!


Best wishes,

Yung Morgan, MsPH
Laboratory Safety
Industrial Hygiene Services
Environmental Health and Safety
117 Draper hall
UMASS,Amherst MA 01003
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