[ RadSafe ] Fume hood face velocity specifications

Kulp, Jeffrey B kulpjb at wsu.edu
Mon Jun 13 12:25:13 CDT 2011

Hello radsafers,


I am looking for information regarding where the requirements that a
fume hood's face velocity be 80-120 FPM come from. Is this a regulation
or best practice? I can only find a reference to this in an ANSI/AIHA


Thanks for your help,


Jeff Kulp

Washington State University

Radiation Safety Office

Pullman, WA 99164-1302

(509) 335-8175


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