Cleaning and Sterilizing Incubators
(by ucgatan from ucl.ac.uk)
Wed Nov 14 14:23:50 EST 2007
On Tue, 13 Nov 2007, Tim Eggleston wrote:
> I am looking for some new ideas with regards to cleaning cell culture
> incubators. I have used rocal followed by a thorough wash with 70%
> ethanol in the past, but the lab I am currently working in does not use
> rocal. Will a washing with a regular non-caustic cleaner followed by a
> wash with 70% ethanol be good enough to rid the incubator of fungal and
> bacterial contaminations?
We take the removable bits out and autoclave them, but the walls just get
70% ethanol. Seems to work.
Tom Anderson, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, UCL, London WC1E 6BT
(t) +44 (20) 76797264 (f) +44 (20) 76797805 (e) thomas.anderson from ucl.ac.uk
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