Safety

Q&A: Using isopropyl alcohol in the lab

OSHA Healthcare Connection, March 9, 2010

Q: Must we always use an exhaust hood when working with isopropyl alcohol in the lab?

A: Most work with isopropyl alcohol in medical labs and physician practice settings won’t come close to the exposure limits requiring exhaust hoods, says Terry Jo Gile, aka The Safety Lady.

Click here to read more on this topic, including how to monitor for unsafe exposure levels.

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