From: Frankie Wood-Black <fwblack**At_Symbol_Here**CABLEONE.NET>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Biology Specimen Disposal
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 06:13:57 -0500
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I am interesting in this as well - we are doing a clean out as part of a laboratory remodel - any suggestions would be welcomed. (At this point I am currently just planning to do it with the lab pack since we have a bunch of old chemicals to get rid of as well.)

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 4:01 PM, Laura Damon <ldamon**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

Hi All,

We are cleaning out and remodeling our biology lab and have LOTS of preserved specimens, some from as far back as the 1940's. The biology folks want to discard these. My question-is there any way to dispose of them other than through a hazardous waste facility? I assume most are stored in formaldehyde solution..

Thanks in advance for your wisdom and replies.

Laura L Damon

Coordinator of Instructional Safety and Chemical Hygiene

Flathead Valley Community College

Kalispell, MT


Frankie Wood-Black, Ph.D., REM, MBA
Principal - Sophic Pursuits
6855 Lake Road
Ponca City, OK 74604

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