From: "Herriott, Carole" <Carole.Herriott**At_Symbol_Here**WEYERHAEUSER.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Lab Waste accumulation bottle preference
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:08:36 +0000
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We simply reuse the empty bottles the original chemicals came in, so it usually the 4L narrow mouth bottles.

-Carole Herriott, ASP
Weyerhaeuser R&D
EH&S Specialist

"Simplicity involves unburdening your life, and living more lightly with fewer distractions that interfere with a high quality life, as defined uniquely by each individual."
- Linda Breen Pierce

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From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Stuart, Ralph
Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 8:01 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Lab Waste accumulation bottle preference

I??m getting ready to order some waste accumulation bottles for our laboratories and wonder if there is a practical reason to have narrow mouth bottles rather than wide mouth bottles. It seems like the wide mouth bottles would eliminate the need for a funnel during the filling process and lead to less exterior contamination of the waste bottle. However, standard practice appears to be narrow mouth bottles and I wonder if this is due to a specific practical reason or inertia?

Thanks for any thoughts on this.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Keene State College


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