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Precautions for working with acridine orange? - (Apr/18/2013 )

Hi all,

I would like to ask you if there are any precautions for working with AO? MSDS states that no special conditions are required, but on other hand it's said that AO may have some mutagenic activity...

What are your experiences and opinions?

Thank you in advance for your replies..



Just use the precautions you would for any potentially dangerous chemical that you work with in the lab. Gloves, eye protection, lab coat and closed toe shoes are a good start.