From: Peter Zavon <pzavon**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Ductless fumehoods or Not.
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:26:32 -0400
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OSHA has no regulation specific to ductless vs ducted hoods.



Peter Zavon, CIH
Penfield, NY




From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Richard Denton
Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Ductless fumehoods or Not.


Thanks guys, I believe I have more than enough information to assist my department in making the right decision.   Also what is OSHA's regulation on ductless hoods?  

Richard Denton, Ph. D





On Mar 19, 2014, at 12:13 PM, Daniel Crowl <crowl**At_Symbol_Here**MTU.EDU> wrote:

Look at this NIH policy document on ductless hoods.  It is from 2005.  That is where I got the NFPA reference for NFPA 45.  It is section 6.4.1.



Dan Crowl

Michigan Tech


On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 4:59 PM, Richard W. Denton <rwdenton3**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

Hi everyone:
   I was asked by my department to assist in deciding whether to purchase ductless fumehoods  for our undergraduate chemistry labs. We are planning to use these for flammable solvents, and reactions involving  HCl and NaOH.  These hoods will be used by undergraduates for research also.  Any input on the safety issues involved with these equipments versus the regular hoods would be appreciated.
-Richard (CHO)


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