Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 13:42:28 +1000
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From: Paul Dover <Paul.Dover**At_Symbol_Here**MONASH.EDU>
Subject: Re: Ethidium Bromide Disposal
Others have mentioned the 'tea bags' etc. 

On another point, if you are using ethidium bromide primarily for
nucleic acid staining, we have found people are pretty happy with GelRed
n=09A ).


Remembering after elimination, substitution is the highest form of
safety control!


Cheers, Paul


Paul Dover
Resources Manager
Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Action
Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Monash University (Parkville Campus)
381 Royal Parade, Parkville
Victoria, 3052. Australia

Phone: +61 3 9903 9551
Fax:   +61 3 9903 9143

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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List on behalf of Wendy Campbell
Sent: Sat 31/07/2010 04:36
To: Paul Dover
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Ethidium Bromide Disposal

Hi all,

We are looking at our procedures for disposal of ethidium bromide in all
forms, and are wondering what other facilities are doing.  If anyone has
written procedures that they are willing to share, I would greatly
appreciate it.  


Wendy Campbell, ASP
Occupational Health and Safety Officer
Environmental Health and Safety 
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725-1826
Office: (208) 426-3303
Fax:  (208) 426-3343

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