RE: [Histonet] Waste on Benchmark XT

From:"Sebree Linda A."

We figured out how much of the waste  components were actually
hazardous, i.e. DAB.  Our University safety department then said that
the small amount of DAB was safe to pour down the drain but they didn't
want the LCS going down the drain.  So we dump the aqueous part and the
oil part we save and they (safety) come get it and incinerate it.

Linda A. Sebree
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
IHC/ISH Laboratory
DB1-223 VAH
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Senn,
Amy R
Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 7:34 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Waste on Benchmark XT




From: Senn, Amy R 
Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 8:33 AM
To: Senn, Amy R


Hello Histoland,


We have a Benchmark XT.  The sales rep told us it was ok to dump the
waste down the drain.  THEN we were told that the waste is hazardous and
actually causes mutant changes in lab animals.  (wow, I could turn into
Rogue or Storm! My luck, I'd be Beast or Toad . . . . .)


Anyway, can I get some feedback from you guys about how you dispose of
the waste from the Benchmark XT?  We had someone here to test it, but
we're still waiting for results.




Amy, Camp Hill PA


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