How to Select a Safe Fume Hood

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Choose a fume hood that meets AFNOR NFX 15-211 Compliance

Help ensure the safety of your lab with the right fume hood choice. Fume hoods are designed to protect workers from hazardous vapors generated by their work. It is important that the fume hood you choose is designed and held to the highest filtration standards to endure worker safety.

It’s National Safety Month and we are teaming up with Erlab to provide you with safe fume hoods. Erlab’s ductless fume hoods meet the AFNOR NFX 15-211 filtration standard, making them the safest choice for your lab. To ensure safety, compliance with AFNOR NF X 15-211:2009 is necessary. This is the industry’s most stringent safety standard for ductless fume hoods. To truly comply with AFNOR NFX 15-211, all the following criteria must be met by the manufacturer:

AFNOR NFX 15-211 Compliance Criteria

  • State-of-the-art R&D laboratory
  • A published chemical list
  • Independent testing
  • Chemical assessment for your handlings
  • Certificate of validation
  • A safety program and lifetime warranty

Learn more about these compliance criteria. Read the entire article.

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