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Battling Biohazardous Liquid Laboratory Waste

Treating biologically hazardous waste in the UK using a combination of chemical sterilants and a well-developed system of sewerage and treatment plants is not uncommon. It is a system that can handle a wide range of biologically active substances, but it is not a failsafe. Gareth West at Astell Scientific Limited will review alternatives with the aim of better understanding which method is more suited to the modern laboratory.