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Vaporizer Calibration

The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care offers vaporizer calibration service for anesthetic vaporizers used in animal research at the University of Pennsylvania only. The fee for this service is $50 per vaporizer, payable only by funds transfer.

NEW! Vaporizer calibration will be completed within a week of receipt:

  • Bring vaporizer to 305 John Morgan Building (use the Johnson Pavilion elevators).
  • Label vaporizer with PI's name (masking tape is OK)
  • Bring the completed funds transfer form.
  • Bring vaporizer partially (< 1/2) filled with liquid anesthetic agent.
  • Keep vaporizer upright during transport.
  • For further information call 215.573.8202 or 215.573.8209

Following the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) recommendations and IACUC procedures, anesthetic vaporizers used in animal research must be calibrated every two years.