EtBr , How do you get rid of it?

Greg Shen gshen at
Thu Mar 9 03:09:48 EST 1995

In article <claude.28.003775E5 at> claude at (Claude Baker) writes:
>From: claude at (Claude Baker)
>Subject: EtBr , How do you get rid of it?
>Date: Thu, 23 Feb 1995 21:27:24 cst
>Keywords: Mutagenic

>I understand that EtBr is mutagenic. Does it pose any hazards to living cells,
>and what is a good way to get rid of it safely? Is dilution the solution to 
>Claude Baker

Good question!  Any environmental health and safety (EH & S) officials 
reading this?  Any good answers?
Anyways, how is EtBr made commercially?  
How do the companies that make the stuff say to dispose of it?
Is it found in nature?

Greg Shen

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