Formaldehyde and computers
robison at golgi.harvard.edu
Thu Mar 16 11:24:58 EST 1995
Brian Robertson (b.robertson at ic.ac.uk) wrote:
: Dear Bionetters,
: We have a PowerBook in our Category 3 facility for TB work.
: Does anyone know if computers survive formaldehyde decontamination?
Isn't there water in formaldehyde solutions? That would be bad news.
For whatever its worth, I believe NASA has long used ethylene oxide
for sterilizing instrumentation (such as the Viking landers for Mars).
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI
robison at mito.harvard.edu
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