Fume cupboard testing

Camfil's NATA accredited technicians perform various compliance tests to validate fume cupboards and cabinets, as per the following Australian Standards:

  • AS 2243.8 – Safety in laboratories: Fume Cupboards (Appendices A and B)
  • AS 2243.9 – Safety in laboratories: Recirculating fume cabinets (Appendices A and B)

NATA accredited testing for ducted fume cupboards include:

  • AS/NZS 2243.8 App A – Smoke Test (Clause A6)
  • AS/NZS 22433.8 App B – Determining Face Velocity (Clause 3.1.2)
  • AS 1807.15 – Lighting Intensity (Clause 2.2.5)
  • AS 1807.20 – Sound Levels (Clause 4.2.4)

NATA accredited testing for recirculating fume cabinets include:

  • AS/NZS 2243.9 App A – Smoke Test (Clause A5)
  • AS/NZS 22433.9 App B – Determining Face Velocity (Clause 4.1.2)
  • AS 1807.15 – Lighting Intensity (Clause 2.3.6)
  • AS 1807.20 – Sound Levels (Clause 5.2.5)

At the conclusion of our comprehensive testing, you will receive a detailed analysis report and a NATA endorsed certificate of compliance to verify that your fume cupboard meets Australian Standard specifications.

WHEN SHOULD FUME CUPBOARDS BE TESTED?

  • On site, prior to use, upon installation and/or commissioning
  • After any mechanical or electrical maintenance
  • Re-tested at six monthly
  • Re-tested as required by appropriate regulatory authority
  • In special circumstances, such as a significant change in the work program, or where impaired operation is suspected

OUR ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Our NATA accredited testing and certification services are provided under the following accreditation and site numbers:

  • Camfil Australia Pty Ltd - accreditation number 15330
  • Camfil Technical Services - Queensland - site number 16382
  • Camfil Technical Services - South Australia - site number 24043
  • Camfil Technical Services - Victoria - site number 24801
  • Camfil Technical Services - New South Wales - site number 24198
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