Fume hoods are intended to control ones exposure to chemical hazards, and should be used for all chemical processes. When used properly, chemicals vapours and gases are contained in the fumehood and vented outside of the occupied space. They can also be used to protect users from chemical splashes and spills. Fume hoods should not be used, however, for the storage of chemical materials, glassware, and other instruments to ensure optimal air flow. Please refer to the Fume Hood User Standards and Guidelines on how to properly operate your fume hood.
If you require your fumehood to be serviced, please see the Fumehood Repair and Servicing Form.