From: Julie and Rob McLachlan <mclachlanrj**At_Symbol_Here**SYMPATICO.CA>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Base baths outside a fume hood
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:04:24 +0000
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Please look at the flammability of the Isopropanol.  We put our base bath in a Rubbermaid tote in a fire proof bin.  Look for parts cleaner or rinse  or dip tank safety containers.
You also need good ventilation when using it, but we found it was okay close to a fume hood, but not in the fume hood.
Julie McLachlan

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:28:19 +0000
From: cekohler**At_Symbol_Here**IU.EDU
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Base baths outside a fume hood



We frequently see base baths located outside of fume hoods. If they are covered and secure we haven't objected to this in the past.


What are your opinions regarding placement of base baths outside fume hoods, near sinks, and on the floor in 5-gallon buckets?






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