Re: alcohols

From:Connie McManus <>

At 05:43 PM 5/20/01 -0500, Philip Oshel wrote:
>If it's contaminated with fun things like 
>ferrocyanide or whatever, then the ferrocyanide or whatever disposal 
>rules apply.

Oh, c'mon, what's wrong with a little cyanide??? Fearless Leader thinks
arsenic is no big deal. (

Connie McManus (who wants to timewarp back to Fri)
>>     This is perhaps a very simple question....but what do other labs do
>>their 95% alcohols?  I know recycling is what happens most.  Does anyone
>>if it is okay, or outrageous to dispose of 95% alcohols down the sink when
>>there is too much to recycle?  I read in some literature that putting 95%
>>alcohol down the drain was okay, but with large amounts of water.  How much
>>95% is okay for sink disposal?
>Philip Oshel
>Supervisor, AMFSC and BBPIC microscopy facilities
>Department of Animal Sciences
>University of Wisconsin
>1675 Observatory Drive
>Madison,  WI  53706 - 1284
>voice: (608) 263-4162
>fax: (608) 262-5157 (dept. fax)
Connie McManus
Veterinary Diagnostics Lab
Utah State University
Logan, UT

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