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Fog and Smoke Working Group

Chairpersons & Publications

Meeting Schedule & Minutes

Glycol, Glycerin, and Oil Fog Reading List

M. Brad Dittmer
Stage Labor of the Ozarks
Phone: 1-417-616-9948
Larry Schoeneman
Designlab Chicago, Inc.
Phone: 1-773-265-1100 x13


  • ANSI E1.40, Recommendations For the Planning of Theatrical Dust Effects
  • ANSI E1.29, Product Safety Standard for Theatrical Fog Generators that Create Aerosols of Water, Aqueous Solutions of Glycol or Glycerin, or Aerosols of Highly Refined Alkane Mineral Oil
  • ANSI E1.23, Design and Execution of Theatrical Fog Effects
  • ANSI E1.14, Recommendations for Inclusions in Fog Equipment Manuals
  • ANSI E1.5, Theatrical Fog Made with Aqueous Solutions of Di- and Tri-Hydric Alcohols
  • Introduction to Modern Atmospheric Effects, 4th Edition
  • A product stewardship program for theatrical fog equipment manufacturers, distributors, and users