There are SOPs for toxic, pyrophoric and corrosive gases

Toxic, pyrophoric or corrosive gases must be used and stored in a gas cabinet or a fume hood. An SOP is required for toxic, pyrophoric and corrosive gases.

References:

  • MSU Chemical Hygiene Plan 2.7 (A), (C) and (I) OSHA Standard 1910.1450 App A.
  • NFPA 55 - Compressed Gases. Chapter 7 - 7.1.10.2

Corrective actions:

See a list of these gases here: Gases Requiring Approval (XLSX)

Contact Genevieve Cottrell at 432-8715 or cottre36@msu.edu for gases requiring approval. Elaborate a SOP for working with such gases and discuss with lab personnel all safety steps required for properly handling them.