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Does anyone have information on Lab fume hood testing ?

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Fume Hoods are a primary engineering control used in chemical laboratories to provide personnel protection from chemical exposure. According to the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Standard Z316.5-94) fume hoods should be performance tested at least once per year. Some of these tests include:

1. Air Flow Measurement: Face velocity, Duct traverse, Smoke patterns. 2. Physical Characteristics: Damper/baffle operations, Sash operation, Drain operation, 3. Stability: Commissioning, Electrical safety, Lighting and 4. Noise: Vibration, Chemical Evaluation.

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