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BS 7258-1:1994

Superseded
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Laboratory fume cupboards Specification for safety and performance
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

30-04-2007

Language(s)

English

Published date

15-04-1994

Committees responsible
Foreword
Specification
    Introduction
1. Scope
2. References
3. Definitions
4. General safety
5. Materials of construction
6. Services
7. Performance
8. Type test report
9. Certificate of compliance with type test
Annexes
A. (informative) Design criteria
B. (normative) Performance type testing
C. (normative) Commissioning tests
D. (informative) Method for determining average face
    velocity with reduced accuracy for routine
    maintenance purposes
Table
1. Materials of construction
Figures
B.1 Permitted grid point separations
D.1 Grid positions over the maximum working aperture for
    air velocity measurements taken at corners of each
    cell: example if n = 3 (see D.3.1.)
D.2 Method of recording and averaging anemometer
    readings
List of references

Specifies minimum safety requirements for general purpose laboratory fume cupboards and describes the methods of test to be used to determine their performance. Coverage includes definitions, general safety, performance, and materials of construction. Also gives diagrams and annexes.

Committee
LBI/1/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 92/57859 DC and BS 7258-1(1990) (04/2005)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
24
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

BS 7789:1995 Guide to design of measurement laboratories
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BS 7258-3:1994 Laboratory fume cupboards Recommendations for selection, use and maintenance
BS 7258-4:1994 Laboratory fume cupboards Method for determination of the containment value of a laboratory fume cupboard

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BS 3757:1978 Specification for rigid PVC sheet
BS 5726:2005 Microbiological safety cabinets. Information to be supplied by the purchaser to the vendor and to the installer, and siting and use of cabinets. Recommendations and guidance
BS 3815:1964 Specification for epoxide resin casting systems for electrical applications
BS 334:1982 Specification for compositional limits of chemical lead
BS 6698(1986) : AMD 8236 SPECIFICATION FOR INTEGRATING AVERAGING SOUND LEVEL METERS
BS 5969:1981 Specification for sound level meters
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