Molecular Techniques and Methods

Disposal of Ethidium Bromide

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All solutions containing ethidium bromide must be decontaminated before being discarded.

1. Add 100 mg activated charcoal/ ml dye solution.

2. Let stand at least 1 hour with occasional stirring.

3. Filter through Whatman No.1 filter paper.

4. Pour the clear filtrate into the sink.

5. Place the filter paper containing the dye/charcoal mixture into the biohazard waste.


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