CsCl (formerly EtBr Safety)

c10_dcp2 at RED.WHOI.EDU c10_dcp2 at RED.WHOI.EDU
Fri Jun 18 07:40:31 EST 1993


Mary C. Metzler (Internet:  Metzler at Sara.CC.Utu.Fi) raises the question:
>whether it is OK to dump CsCl down
>the drain. Maybe it is merely financially unwise?

I have always saved my waste CsCl, sometimes for years, and then recycled
it.  The quality of the recycled CsCl is as good or better than the stuff
you can buy.   If anyone is interested, I can post the methodology. A muffle
furnace is required!!!

Douglas Prasher, USDA, APHIS
dprasher at aqua.whoi.edu




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