Please share experiences of using DEPC reated water?
E.S.Kwan at massey.ac.nz
Wed Mar 14 17:16:26 EST 2001
>Although DEPC is considered to be unstable in water solution it does
>persist at low levels. I DEPC-treated one of my stocks of BLOTTO years
>ago, immediately after placed it at 65C for considerable time to try to
>break down the DEPC, and the solution still has that sweet DEPC smell
>when you take off the cap and sniff it.
Is it normal practise for you to sniff toxic chemicals? If you read
the warnings is says to work in a fume hood and wear an approved
respirator (among other things), so don't you think that you shouldn't
be sniffing this stuff?
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