Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 13:02:38 -0700
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From: Paul Sonnenfeld <p_sonnenfeld**At_Symbol_Here**HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: vacuum line contamination?
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Did biological agents or asbestos containing materials come in c ontact with the vacuum lines?  Any history of listed chlorinated sol vents?  If so, then perhaps faceshields and googles are the approp riate PPE.
I'd recommend segregating the rinsate and presume you'll man age the rinsate as a California-only waste.

Paul Sonnenfeld, CPEA

Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 10:47:52 - 0700
From: dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU
Subject: [DCHAS-L] vacuum line contam ination?
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU

Hi Gang:


A project manager has just asked me for some sort of clearance/cleaning procedure for vacuum lines in a lab renovation project.& nbsp; I=92m inclined to tell them to flush out the lines with hot soapy water, rinse thoroughly and then set about whatever they need to do to remove/reconfigure the vacuum system.


Anybody else have any other bright ideas?


As always, they=92re under construction and thi s request will be holding up progress <sigh>.






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