• AS/NZS 2430.3.6:1997

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - Laboratories including fume cupboards and flammable medical agents

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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 2430.3.6:1997 CLASSIFICATION OF HAZARDOUS AREAS - EXAMPLES OF AREA CLASSIFICATION - LABORATORIES, INCLUDING FUME .....
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 3 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 4 FLAMMABLE MEDICAL AGENTS
    6 - 4.1 Scope
    6 - 4.2 Classification of hazardous areas
    6 - 4.2.1 Storage of flammable medical agents
    6 - 4.2.2 Anaesthetizing areas
    7 - 5 FUME CUPBOARDS AND LABORATORIES
    7 - 5.1 Scope
    7 - 5.2 Classification of hazardous areas
    7 - 5.2.1 Fume cupboard
    8 - 5.2.2 Laboratories where flammable liquids in quantities equal or greater than 2.5 L are used or stored
    9 - APPENDIX A - FUME CUPBOARDS
    9 - A1 SCOPE
    9 - A2 EMERGENCY ISOLATOR
    9 - A3 POWER FAILURE DISCONNECT DEVICE
    9 - A4 WARNING
    9 - A5 SUMP
    9 - A6 EXHAUST SYSTEM
    10 - A7 INSTALLATION OF GENERAL PURPOSE OUTLETS (GPOs)
    10 - A8 ELECTRICAL CONTROL EQUIPMENT

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    Provides guidance on the classification of areas associated with laboratories, fume cupboards and the use of flammable medical agents. It includes specific examples of classification for such areas. To be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 2430.3.1:1997.

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    This Standard provides examples of area classification for areas associated with laboratories and fume cupboards and the use of flammable medical agents. It is part of the AS/NZS 2430.3 series, which recommends the classification of several commonly occurring situations and should be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 2430.3.1.

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    Committee MS-011
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note See also AS 2430.3-1991
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    First published in Australia in part as part of AS 1076.2-1977.AS 2430.1 first published 1981.AS 1076.2-1977 and AS 2430.1-1981 revised, amalgamated and designated AS 2430.1-1982.AS 2430.1-1982 revised and redesignated in part as AS 2430.3-1987.Second edition 1991.First published in New Zealand as part of NZS 6101P:1972.Revised and redesignated in part as NZS 6101.3:1991.AS 2430.3-1991 and NZS 6101.3:1991 revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS 2430.3.6:1997. First published in Australia in part as part of AS 1076.2-1977. AS 2430.1 first published 1981. AS 1076.2-1977 and AS 2430.1-1981 revised, amalgamated and designated AS 2430.1-1982. AS 2430.1-1982 revised and redesignated in part as AS 2430.3-1987. Second edition 1991. First published in New Zealand as part of NZS 6101P:1972. Revised and redesignated in part as NZS 6101.3:1991. AS 2430.3-1991 and NZS 6101.3:1991 revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS 2430.3.6:1997.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 2430.1-1987 Classification of hazardous areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
    AS/NZS 2430.3.1:1997 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - General
    AS 2381.1-1991 Electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - Selection, installation and maintenance - General requirements

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    AS/NZS 1596:2002 The storage and handling of LP Gas
    AS/NZS 2430.3.8:1997 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - Surface coatings and adhesives
    AS/NZS 62086.2:2002 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Electrical resistance trace heating Application guide for design, installation and maintenance (IEC 62086-2:2001, MOD)
    AS/NZS 4681:2000 The storage and handling of Class 9 (miscellaneous) dangerous goods and articles
    AS 4332-2004 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders (Reconfirmed 2016)
    HB 13-2000 Electrical equipment for hazardous areas
    AS/NZS 4081:2001 The storage and handling of liquid and liquefied polyfunctional isocyanates (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 3788:2001 Pressure equipment - In-service inspection
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