Sodium azide

Peter pxpst2 at
Sun Feb 28 13:47:15 EST 1999

In article <7b9ba6$n6g$1 at>, blueelk at wrote:

> Could someone tell me what is the minimum concentration of sodium azide to
> prevent bacterial growth? 

Most peaple use .02% N3 to prevent bacterial growth in column resins and
water baths.  The only thing you need to remember is that azide should
never be used in the presence of brass or copper.  When it dries on such a
surface, it is quite explosive.



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