From: "Kohler, Christopher E" <cekohler**At_Symbol_Here**IU.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Refilling Biological Specimen Preservatives
Date: May 8, 2012 4:39:42 PM EDT
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Seems like I heard of something like this years ago but cannot find any references today.


Does anyone know of any manuals or guidelines on how to refill biological specimens with preservatives especially if the preservative is unknown?


I'm interested in quick methods of determining what the preservative is without using odor of course (formalin, paraformaldehyde, ethanol, etc.) and techniques for refilling.






Christopher E. Kohler

Certified Chemical Hygiene Officer

Laboratory Safety Manager

Indiana University

Office of Environmental, Health, and Safety Management

1514 East Third Street

Bloomington, IN 47405

(812) 855-6311


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