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Instructions for the use of the ESRF Chemistry Lab

The  Chemistry Laboratory is accessible to users after completing some formalities prior to use. 

At least 15 working days before the start date of your experiment, please provide detailed information on :

(1) Intended manipulations at the laboratory (give relevant key-words or a concise description),

(2) Chemicals/equipment/consumables needed (please be as precise as possible in terms of volumes and specifications required,  (e.g. "15cl ethanol" rather than "some ethanol").

Any "Risk Analysis" or "Description of Experimental Set-up"  already sent to the Safety Group is irrelevant for answering (1) and (2).

You also need to fill out the "User Declaration Form: Use of the Chemistry Lab" (doc format or pdf format). This form has to be completed and signed by the appropriate person (one form per affiliation). Please indicate clearly on the form the period during which you need the laboratory. Complete information is required before any access to the lab can be authorised.

The decision on whether or not unattended access to the lab can be permitted rests with the lab staff.