bhandary at wccf.mit.edu
Tue Jun 22 15:52:00 EST 1993
In article <C8MK2x.B70 at ccu.umanitoba.ca>, browns at ccu.umanitoba.ca (Stuart Brown) writes...
>I once had a protocol for the "safe destruction" of EtBr. It invlved
>acidification and then neutralization with baking soda. Anyone out there
>know this one (I'd like to get the ref. as we also have lots of jugs of
>EtBr waiting for me to get around to getting rid of it.)
We routinely use chlorox. Our biosafety committee did an Ames test on the
resulting solution and found it not to be mutagenic (there was some concern
about this point; hence, they did the test themselves).
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