Pecinka Lab:safety

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Lab safety

Responsible people

MPIPZ Lab safety manager: Diana Hofmann (tel. 523)

Bulding E-top floor responsible person: Dr. Wim Soppe (tel. 470)


Yearly mandatory "German gene technology act" presented by Diana Hofmann in December (see seminar list).

Disposal rules

  • Ethidium bromide - only in the gel area. Note separate trash bins for gels and contaminated solid waste. Wear nitrile (blue) glowes.
  • Organic waste (e.g. phenol, chlorophorm) - dispose into "Organic waste" labeled bottle in the fume hood
  • Radionuclides and radioactive waste - follow the rules of the "hot labs"