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What are the proper disposal procedures for ab120055, and how should it be neutralized in case of a spill?
Asked on Dec 17 2012
Tetrodotoxin is very toxic and should be handled with caution. The safety datasheet is available from the datasheet.
Additionally, to neutralize the toxin, you may use a freshly made solution of 0.25% NaOCl + 0.25 N NaOH or a solution of 0.5% NaOCl. Allow a 30 minute contact time. The spill must then cleaned up using absorbent material. The area must be further washed using a soapy solution to remove any residues. The spill material should be collected and disposed of as hazardous waste.
Answered on Dec 17 2012