Ames test: Ethidium bromide

Michael Witty mw132 at
Wed Jul 18 15:21:14 EST 2001

On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Warren Gallin wrote:
> So if you are flushing azide down a sink with metal plumbing, over a
> period of time a nasty explosive will build up in the traps.  The poor
> plumber who cracks one of them can have a small grenade going off in
> his/her face.  This has actually happened, so not a theoretical
> consideration at all.

Dear Warren,
            please let me know about the paper or news report that has
described these two kinds of accident.  I really am interested in
collecting examples of this kind of thing happening.

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