[Histonet] storage of 10% NBF

Sherwood, Margaret MSHERWOOD <@t> PARTNERS.ORG
Thu Mar 17 15:29:54 CDT 2011

We buy a cubitainer of 10% Buffered formalin and keep on the benchtop for

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We are asked by our safety officer to find out what the common practice is to
store 10% NBF. Is it in the chemical hood only or solvent bunkers? Can the
un-opened jars be stored in regular cabinet or on bench top? As far as I know
formalin is not flammable. Your experience and knowledge in this area are

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