From: Jahan Marcu <iacmtwitter**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Proper Disposal of Carosafe solvent.
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2016 15:27:33 -0500
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I worked with similar solutions for mammalian tissue research in PA, and they were allowed to pour it down the drain, but I am not sure about NY state law. This was part of a histology core at a university. One of the main ingredients, propylene glycol is regarded as safe when orally consumed in small amounts according to the FDA.

I"d call a waste disposer in NY and ask to be sure.

Hope that helps.

> On Jan 6, 2016, at 1:58 PM, Richard W. Denton wrote:
> Hi:
> Best of the New Year to everyone.
> I was bombarded with a question yesterday about the right way to dispose of gallons of Carosafe liquid. It is a liquid that is used to preserve dead pigs and our biology department has gallons of it. This mixture consist of water (89%), propylene glycol (10.01%), 2-amino-2-ethyl-1,3- propanediol (0.66%) and 2-Phenoxyethanol (0.33%), according to the SDS.
> Has anyone work with this liquid before and what is the best and legal way to dispose of it within NY state?
> Thank you,
> Richard Denton, CHO

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