[Histonet] RE: disposal of formalin

Vanessa Perez vperez <@t> pathreflab.com
Fri Aug 17 10:25:25 CDT 2012

We neutralize it and then dump down the drain with tons of running water.

Vanessa Perez Garcia
Histology Supervisor
Pathology Reference Lab
vperez <@t> pathreflab.com

-----Original Message-----
From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu [mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Lake,Debbie
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2012 10:29 AM
To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] disposal of formalin

Would anyone be willing to share how formalin is disposed of at your facility?  Neutralization, disposal off site, etc.  Thank you.


Debra Lake  MT(ASCP)

Manager Micro, Blood Bank, Pathology

Marion General Hospital

Marion, IN  46952

(765) 660-6521

Fax: (765-651-7330)





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