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Food and Drink Policy

The following summarizes Oregon State University's stance on food and drink in laboratories on campus. In general, eating, drinking, smoking, gum chewing, the application of cosmetics or contact lenses, and the storage of food and beverages or similar activities are not permitted in laboratories or other facilities where any hazardous materials are used, handled or stored. However, when consistent with building, departmental, or other local rules, Principal Investigators may allow food or beverages in certain conditions as described in the Safety Instruction.