New Cal OSHA Chemical Fume Hood Standard, Title 8, Section 5154.1

In the latter part of 2006, the CAL/OSHA Standard Board adopted the revised Laboratory Fume Hood Standard, Title 8, Section 5154.1. The major revisions to Section 5154.1 requires that all fume hoods must be equipped with a quantitative airflow monitor and fume hoods that are equipped with reduced flow/set-back sensors must be tested per ASHRAE 110-1995, Section 7. The fume hood standard became effective on January 1, 2008.


Certification Services

Adapt Certification Service, Inc.  specializes in the certification of air flow and HEPA filter integrity of biological and chemical safety hoods/cabinets, laminar flow hoods, and fume hoods.  We work with the medical, biotech and electronic industries.  We also offer Viable and Nonviable Airborne particle counts for clean rooms and hoods, along with paraformaldehyde decontamination.

PASS or FAIL labels are installed on date of certification.  Documentation of results are available 24/7 through our website’s password protected delivery system.

Decontamination services offered allow for the changing of HEPA filters or the safe movement of biological safety cabinets. After decontamination a certificate is affixed to the cabinet and a copy provided for your records.

Adapt Certification is owner operated, therefore you will work with a technician who is attentive to your needs.

Adapt Certification of Newark, CA, is centrally located to service in the Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco Bay and East Bay, Silicon Valley and Monterey Bay regions.

Please call us at 510-742-8194 to see how we can serve your certification needs!