From: Elizabeth Curley <eacurley042**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] GC/MS vial disposal?
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:00:19 -0500
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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I have been CHO for about a year, so still pretty new.

One of the questions that has come up is What is the best practice for disposing of GC/MS vials after they have been used. I was thinking you would uncap them add the excess sample to a hazardous waste bottle. But the faculty members tell me they don't have to remove that leftover 1-2ml of sample and solvent and they just put the vials into broken glass even if they are still half full with solvent.

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