Re: [Histonet] Xylol substitutes

From:LuAnn Anderson

I couldn't agree more. We have a very strict policy for the disposal 
of CJD waste--liquid and solids alike.
LuAnn Anderson
Neuropathology Lab
University of Minnesota

At 11:51 AM 5/10/2006, Bryan Llewellyn wrote:
>If the xylene is considered to be contaminated, then would that not 
>be the case for any other clearant used to replace it?  Do these 
>powers consider it to be more acceptable to pay for getting rid of 
>contaminated limonene, for example, instead of contaminated 
>xylene?  Is the alcohol disposed of in a safe manner as well?  Do 
>they pay for this?  This should be a bigger issue than just the cost, surely.
>Bryan Llewellyn
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Sharon Allen" 
>To: "Histonet (E-mail)" 
>Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 9:03 AM
>Subject: [Histonet] Xylol substitutes
>>Does anyone use xylol substitutes, if so how good are they?
>>We do CJD testing & "the powers that be" don't like to pay for getting rid
>>of contaminated xylol. I don't want to have to start testing different
>>substitutes, so any help would be greatly appreciated.
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