DAB detox

From:"John C. Dennis" <dennijc@vetmed.auburn.edu>

Dear John

I went to the archive site you listed.  Through truly evil internet
machinations I became trapped in a "Free $150 Shopping" offer.

So what are the concentrations of KMnO4 and H2SO4?

Please someone relent, won't you.

John Carroll Dennis
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology
109 Greene Hall
Auburn University, AL  36849

On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, J. A. Kiernan wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Jan 2001, Cathy Gorrie wrote:
> > I still use bleach!!! I hadn't heard it still leaves DAB mutagenic!!!
> So does nearly everyone else, but acid permanganate brings about
> a more complete oxidation and is the approved method in textbooks
> of lab safety. It's a matter of complying with laws and other
> regulations more than one of common sense, unfortunately.
> There was much correspondence about this on Histonet about 
> 2 years ago, which should be recorded in the archives at:
> www.histosearch.com. Some of this is abstracted in an FAQ
> at: publish.uwo.ca/~jkiernan/faqlist.htm#MISCE
>  John A. Kiernan,
>  Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology,
>  The University of Western Ontario,
>  LONDON,  Canada  N6A 5C1

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