ethidium bromide disposal

Julian Dow GBAA02 at
Thu Jun 16 11:33:57 EST 1994

In article <002846m.17.2DFC7FDD at>, 002846m at
> 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

Julian Dow, Department of Cell Biology, University of Glasgow, 
Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
+44 (0)41 330 4616 Phone               +44 (0)41 330 4501 FAX

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