ethidium bromide disposal

Julian Dow GBAA02 at udcf.gla.ac.uk
Thu Jun 16 11:33:57 EST 1994


In article <002846m.17.2DFC7FDD at axe.acadiau.ca>, 002846m at axe.acadiau.ca
(BRIAN PETER MERRY) wrote:
> 
> Does anyone know of an effective and safe way to dispose of ethidium bromide?

Down the drain with plenty of water. It's used commercially as a sheep dip
in enormous quantities, and our safety people said the load on the City's
drains from a few tens of micrograms of ethidium was not considered
serious.

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Julian Dow, Department of Cell Biology, University of Glasgow, 
Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
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