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Primary Barrier Program

Primary Barrier Program Services

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(Note: This link is only accessible on the NIH intranet.) 

The Office of Research Services, Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) provides various services such as certification, repair, and decontamination of specific primary barrier equipment:
  • Biological safety cabinets
  • Chemical fume hoods*
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation systems (LEVs)*
    • Down draft tables and sinks
    • Slot hoods
    • Canopy hoods
  • Vertical and horizontal clean benches
  • Cage change stations
  • Animal racks
  • Animal isolators
  • HVAC HEPA filter banks
 * Services for chemical fume hoods, LEVs are limited to initial and routine certifications. Repairs may be completed by ORF or a third-party vendor.

For more information, contact us at 301-496-2960 and 301-451-5807.

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