Re: Mixing of chemicals for disposal
|From:||Jennifer MacDonald <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
Yes, with the exception of the picric acid based solutions
> Jennifer, when you say you combine all your wastes, do you also combine
> special stain waste?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jennifer MacDonald [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 9:41 AM
> To: Mike Kirby; Histonet
> Subject: Re: Mixing of chemicals for disposal
> We have always combined all of our wastes. The company that hauls our
> is aware of the combinations and has no problem with it. The company we
> used prior was the same. We do not add any reagents containing picric
> to this mixture. These are taken separately.
> Jennifer MacDonald
> > Fellow Histonetters.
> > In our Organisation, we tend to combine our waste solvents (Ethanol &
> > Xylene)with the formalin waste into one drum, and then send it away for
> > disposal. I have been informed that this is a "no, no" and that formalin
> > should be kept in it's own, as it can form an explosive mixture if
> > with the solvents.
> > True or false?
> > Mike Kirby
> > S.A.I.M.R
> > Johannesburg
> > South Africa.
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