[Histonet] Formalin asfety question

O'Donnell, Bill billodonnell <@t> catholichealth.net
Fri Apr 13 08:26:46 CDT 2012

Is formalin an RCRA regulated waste? I am having some difficulty getting
this answered and figured someone who is much brighter than myself out
there may well know. If anyone has a reference, that would be a huge

William (Bill) O'Donnell, HT (ASCP) QIHC 
Senior Histologist
Good Samaritan Hospital
10 East 31st Street
Kearney, NE 68847 

SERENITY is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm.

Cultivate it in PRAYER!


-----Original Message-----
From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Richard
Sent: Friday, April 13, 2012 8:21 AM
To: Histonet
Subject: [Histonet] "know error system" - prostate biopsies

I am curious how many of you working in hospital or non-hospital
Anatomic Pathology labs are using the "know error system" for prostate
biopsy/patient DNA confirmation?  Thank you.


Richard W. Cartun, MS, PhD
Director, Histology & Immunopathology
Director, Biospecimen Collection Programs Assistant Director, Anatomic
Pathology Hartford Hospital 80 Seymour Street Hartford, CT  06102
(860) 545-1596 Office
(860) 545-2204 Fax

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