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Glutaraldehyde Spill Control

EMS Catalog #24142-01

Spent Glutaraldehyde solution is frequently disposed, via the sewer, to approved waste water treatment. This packet will pretreat 1 gallon of 1% solution.


Wear appropriate protective gear. Distribute the powder evenly over the solution while completely emptying the pouch. Gently stir the solution to dissolve and mix. Allow 15 minutes for the reaction to occur. The solution will darken. Carefully, discard the treated solution according to facility procedures.


First Aid:

If inhaled remove to fresh air. If in contact with eyes (skin) flush with water for 15 minutes. If ingested, drink a large quantity of water. Do not induce vomiting. Consult a physician. Read the Material Safety Data Sheet.

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