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Waste Anesthetic Gases
This section highlights OSHA letters of interpretation (official letters of interpretation of the standards), and national consensus standards related to waste anesthetic gases.
Letters of Interpretation
- Hazards of exposure to waste anesthetic gases, particularly fluothane. (September 24, 1984).
Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
- Z79.11-1982, Anesthetic Equipment-Scavenging Systems for Excess Anesthetic Gases