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shall be conducted for explosive perchlorates before any in= spection, cleaning, maintenance, of any other workisdone on Ay part of the exhaust stem oF ood interior. BILAL Prior to using a perchloric acid hood for any purpose, the hood shall be water-washed and shall be tested according, {0 8.11.8 to ensure residual perchlorates are not present. 8.12 Identification of Chemical Fume Hood Systems. 8.12.1 Speciahuse chemical fume hoods and speciabuse local cexhaustsjstems shall be identified to indicate their intended use, 8.12.2 Asign containing the following information from the last inspection shall he afixed to cach hood, or a properiy main- tained log ofall hoods providing the following information shall the maintained: (1) Inspection interval (2) Last inspection dare (3) Average face velocity {() Location of fan that serves hood (6) Inspector's name 8.13 Inspection, ‘esting, and Maintenance, 8.15.1% When installed or modified and at least annually there- after, chemical fume hoods, chemical fume hood exhaust s- ferns, and laboratory special exhaust systems shall be inspected nd tested as applicable, as Follows (1) Visual inspection of the physical condition of the hood interior, sash, and ductwork (see 7.5.3) (2) Measuring device for hood airflow (8) Lon airflow and los of airflow alarms at each alatm location () Face velocity {) Verification of inward airflow over the entire hood face {6} Changes in work area conditions that might affect hhood performance 8.13.2 Deficiencies in hood performance shall be corrected, ‘or one of the following shall apply: (1) The activity within the hood shall be restricted to the ca pability of the hood. (2) The hood shall not be use 8.13.3 Chemical fame hood face velocity profile or hood ex: haust air quantity shall be checked after any adjustment to the ‘entiation system balance. 8.134 Detectors and Alarms. 8.34.1 Air system ow detector, if installed, shall be in- spected and tested annually 8.13.42 Where potentially corrosive or obstructive conditions exist tve inspection and test frequency shall be increased. 8.13.5 Fans and Motors. 8,138.18 Air supply and exhaust fans, motors, and compo nents shall he inspected at least annually 8135.2. Where airflow detectors are not provided or airflow rate tests are not made, fan belts shall be inspected quarterly ‘double sheaves and belts shall be permitted to be inspected semi- annul 8.15.5.3 Frayed or broken belts shall be replaced promptly. 818.6 Fixed fitecatinguishing systems protecting filters shall be inspected quarterly for accumulation of deposits on nozzles and cleaned as necesay. {EMICAL STORAGE, HANDLING, AND WASTE DISPOSAL 45-17 Chapter 9 Chemical Storage, Handling, and Waste Disposal 9.1% Ordering Procedures. 9.1.1 When a chemical is ordered, steps shall be taken to deter ‘mine its hazards and to transmit that information to these who will receive, store, us, oF dispose ofthe chemical 9.1.2. Restrictions imposed by governmental regulations and iimhouse rales shall be followed. 9.2 Handling and Storage. 9.2.1 Facilities. 9.2.1.1 Chemicals shall not be brought into a laboratory work area unless the design, construction, and fire protection of re ceiving and storage Fuilities are commensurate with the quant ties and hazards of chemicals involved. 9.2.1.2 Safe storage facilis shall be provided for materials that, have unique physical or hazardous properties, such as temper tute senstnity, water reactivity, of explosiblity. (See 4.9.2 for ses of adinonal information.) 9.2.13 Hazardous chemicals shall be stored and handled in such a manner ast limita spill seenario to less than 20 L (9 ga) 9.2.2 Handling, 9.2.2.1* Receiving, transporting, unpacking, and dispensing of chemicals and other hazardous materials shall be carried out by trained personnel in such locations and in sucha manner as to ‘ninimize hazards from flammable, eaetive, or toxic material. 9.2.2.2" Materials of construction for ducts, piping, and vesels Shall be compatible with materials to be transferred or Tanlled, 9.2.2.8 Before a chemical material is used, the user shall deter ‘mine that information and facilities are available for safe disposal of hazardous materials and waste products 92.2.4 Class Liquids shall not be transferred from one vessel toaanother in any exit access corridor: 92.2.5 Pressurized liquid dispensing containers containing chemicals shall he in accordance with Section 10.4 9.2.2.6 Chemical quantities outside of storage shall be maine tained at the lowest possible evel necessary for the work per formed. 9.2.2.7 Handling and storage of chemicals shall conform (0 the manufacturers’ recommendations and material safety data sheet (MSDS) 9.2.8 Storage. 9.2.3.1* Chemical inventories in each laboratory unit shall be ‘maintained within the maximum allowable quantities spect fied in the applicable fire prevention code or building code ‘except s modified in Chapter 10 for buildings with more than three stories. 92.3.1.1 Maximum allonable quantities shall be reduced by 50 percent for Class B laboratory units located above the third oor 2011 Eaton 41518 FIRE PROTECTION FOR LABORATORIES USING CHEMICALS 9.2.3.1.2 Maximum allowable quantities shall be reduced by 2 percent for Class Cand Class D laboratory units located om the Fourth through sixth floors of a building 9.2.1.3 Maximum allowable quantities shal be reduced by 50 percent for Class C and Class D laboratory units located above the sixth floor. 9.2.8.2* Incompatible materials shall be segregated to prevent accidental contact with one another 3.3. Class | flammable liquids and Class I combustible liquids that are not in use inside of laboratory units shall be stored in safety cans in approved storage cabinets constructed in accordance with NFPA 80, Flammable and Combustible Liguids Gade, anc ANSI/UL 1275, Standard for Flammable Liquid Cali nats, or in an inside liquid storage area. 9.2.8.4* Containers of materials that might become hazardous {ce time sensitive) during prolonged storage shall be dated ‘when first opened, and properly managed. 9.2.8.4.1% Proper management shall consist of the following elements: (1) Defining those materials present that (2) Defining each time-sensitive mates quency (8) Defining proper or approved inspection methodologies to determine the relative hazard of the timesensitive material 's inspection fre. (4) Defining pass/tail criteria for inspection results 9234.2 Time-sensiive materials that pass inspection shall be permitted to be tedated and retained for an additional Adcfined inspection period, 92.3.4.3 Allother material shall be safely discarded, 9.2.3.5" Storage cabinets used in laboratories shall not be re ‘quired to be vented for fire protection purposes, 92.8.6 Laboratory storage facilities shall be inspected to en- sure compliance with the provisions of Chapter 9, 9.2.8.7. Storage of chemicals in the fume hood shall be pro- hibited 9.3. Waste Handling and Disposal. 98.1. Waste chemicals shall he handled and stored according to the requirements in Section 9.2. 9.3.2 Waste chemicals shall not be combined or mixed with other waste chemicals unless they have been evaluated for compatibility by a qualified person. 9.8.8 Chemical waste containers shall be labeled with the haz: ards of the waste chemicals, 9.3.4 Liquid waste containers stored in laboratory work areas shall not exceed 20. (5 gal) 9.8.5. Waste quantities shall be subject to the maximum cons tainer sizes and iype in accordance with Table 10.1.2 9.8.6 Waste quantities shall be subject tothe maximum allow: able quantity for the laboratory unit, 2011 on Chapter 10 Hammable and Combustible Liquids 10.1 Quantity Limitations, 10.4 ‘The density and total amount of fammable and com- Dbustble liquids in use in laboratory work arcas ane! in the lao. ratory unit outside of flammable liquid storage rooms shall ot exceed the quantities presented in Table 10.1-1(a) and ‘Table 10.1.1(b) for the respective class of laboratory. 10.1.2 Container types and maximum capacities for flan ‘able and combustible liquids shall comply with Table 10.1.2 exceptas follows: (1) Glass containers as targe as 4 L (I gal) shall be permitted. 10 be used ifall the following conditions are presen (a) Excessive corresion or degradation of a metal or an approved plastic container would result (b) The glass container siz allowed in Table 10.1.2 not available, (c) The glass containers are required for purty purposes (2) Containers of not more than 227 1. (60 gal) capacity shall be perinitted in a separate area inside the building ifthe inside area mects the requirements of NFPA 30, Flammable ‘and Combustible Liquids Code, (8) In educational and instructional laboratory work areas, Maximum perddme Quant? per pero.3m" Quantin® per Laboratory Flammable and of Laboraiory Unit Laboratory Unit of Laboratory Uni Laboratory Unit Ua Hise 7 Comets (teen SET OO UNE, Hard Class Lil Clas” L 1 1 L x 1 38 1820 76 1820 (high fice 1tlane 76 3028 150 «060 timard) Bt 1 20 1196 38 1820 (moderate ire 1 and HHA 3 5 76 3028 nar) cr 1 18 570 6 1136 (ow fire 1 and IA 6 787 » 1515 tara) > 1 4 284 1 (inima Gee 1.1 and THA 4 24 13 aera) Note: For anima contain vies see Table 10.1.2 “The maximum amount in use in open systems is nited to 10 percent of the quantses listed. 30642. for add Tihe quantities per © m do not imply the quantities must be within that 9.3 m# area; the quant Sm are for cael ‘ox movant over nthe lalratory Hn nal requiement for edacational and instructional laboratories leper 1 purposes to determine the total quantity allowed per laboratory work area and the "Reduce quantities by 80 percent fort laboratory units located above the Se floor Reduce quantities by 25 percent for and D laboratory nits located onthe fth- th lors of building and rede quantities by 90 percent for Gand D laboratory ants located above the 6th lor. tate with the electrical charucteristis of the liquid shall be developed and implemented. 104 Pressurized Liquid Dispensing Containers (PLD©). 10.4.1. Pressurized liquid dispensing containers used for Nam snail and combustible liquid shall be listed or labeled for their Intended use by a nationally recognized testing laboratory 104.2 Nonmetallic containers lager than 4 1 (1 gal) stall rot be used 10.4.3° Relief devices shall discharge to safe location, in ac- cordance with the manufacturer's recoramendatior 1OA.4_ The piping/hose hetween the container and the use point shall be rated forthe pressure, compatible with the mater rls being transferred, and not subject to mechanical damage. 104.5. Prior to pressurizing the system, all ftings and com nections shall be secure and leak free 10.4.6" A readily accessible means to stop the flow of liquid from the container shall be provided. 10.447 Containers shall be pressurized only with nitrogen or Jnest gas: ai shall not be used. 10.4.8 A means to prevent backflow into the gas supply 9 tem shall be provided 10.5 Equipment, 10.5.1 Storage cabinets used for the storage of flammable and combustible liquids shall be consuructed in accordance ‘with NEPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code 10.5.2 Flammable liquids stored in refrigerated equipment ‘shall be stored in closed containers. (Ser 12.2.2.) 10.5.3* Laboratory heating equiprnent sich as ovens, furnaces, ‘environmental chambers, and other heated enclosures shall not be used to heat, store, or testflammable or combustible liquids or aerosols containing flammable gases unless the equipment i de signed or modified to prevent internal explosion. 10.5.4 Baths handling flammable liquids or combustible liquids heated to their fash points shall be placed in a chemical fume hood or shall be vented toa sife location 10 eontrol apo 10.5.5. Electric motors shall be suitable for Class 1, Division 2 locations when Nammable and combustible iquide or flammable gas concentrations can produce hazardous concentrations of §lammable mixtures, Exception: Elecric motors shall be exempt from this requirement if they ae located im chemical fume hoods or provided with spectal local svotlaion that will prevent flammable conconrations of gases or ‘ors from reaching the motor 2011 Eaton