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Front view and side view drawings of a typical benchtop laboratory chemical hood. The side view clearly shows a work surface at bench height, with a vertical-rising type of sash partly open, baffles at the back of the chemical hood. The front view clearly shows electrical outlets located outside the chemical hood.

FIGURE 9.7Diagram of a typical benchtop laboratory chemical hood

From: 9, Laboratory Facilities

Cover of Prudent Practices in the Laboratory
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards: Updated Version.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Prudent Practices in the Laboratory.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.

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