Re: fume hood for balances (Teri Johnson)

My first reaction to this is, how much dry chemical is going to fly around
as a result of the air flow under a fume hood?
:::shuddering thinking of weighing out Aniline Blue under a fume hood:::

-Teri Johnson

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Subject: fume hood for balances

> I need assistance from you....
> The safety officer at our hospital is demanding that the Mettler balance
> (for weighing dry chemicals)  needs to be in a fume hood.   What is the
> standard out there?  The balance is already in an enclosed glass box, so
> that there is glass between the tech and the measured substance.   What
> your labs doing?
> Barbara Davies
> Memorial Hospital
> Colorado Springs, CO

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