Re: [Histonet] Periodic acid vs environment

From:"Wurdak, Elizabeth"

Hi Cristina,
We have been using the PAS staining method for years.  We always collect the
periodic acid and send it out with the rest of our toxic waste for proper
disposal.  Don't pour it down the drain.

Elizabeth Wurdak, PhD
Biology Department
Saint Johnıs University
Collegeville, MN 56321
Tel: (320) 363-3177

On 10/9/06 12:12 PM, "Cristina Nunes"  wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have been trying for the first time the PAS staining and have a
> "practical" problem. How harmful is the periodic acid for the
> environment? Is it something you may throw out without any harm or do I
> need to store it for a specialised discard?
> I hope it is not a very silly question and many thanks for your help.
> Best regards,
> Cristina Nunes.
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