[Histonet] RE: disposal of formalin

Johnson, Pamela Pamela.Johnson <@t> STJUDE.ORG
Fri Aug 17 15:09:18 CDT 2012

May I ask what your neutralization protocol is?

Pam Johnson, BS, HT (ASCP)
Lab Manager
Veterinary Pathology Core Lab
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN  38105-3678
Office - 901-595-3355

-----Original Message-----
From: Vanessa Perez [mailto:vperez <@t> pathreflab.com]
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2012 10:25 AM
To: Lake,Debbie; histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] RE: disposal of formalin

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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