[Histonet] Formalin in Physicians' Offices

Mequita Praet mdpraet at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 20:12:00 CDT 2016

Yes, that would be the best. We even included formaldehyde safety training for the nurses/medical assistants. Contact dermatitis can develop even from small amounts. 
Mequita Praet, HTL(ASCP)SLS
Former Manager Dermatology Associates
Boca Raton, FL

"Cartun, Richard via Histonet" <histonet at lists.utsouthwestern.edu> wrote:
>Do physicians' offices need to have procedures/policies "on-site" regarding formalin if they put patient biopsy specimens into the small formalin containers?  What about formalin spill kits?  Thank you.
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