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How to remove contaminated EtBr? - (Jul/27/2004 )

Dear all,

someone in my lab used computer while wearing gloves contaminated with EtBr. So do you guys know how to remove EtBr from keyboard and mouse? It's so scared to know that someone who knows how dangerous EtBr is but she doesn't care that. Anyway, what do you guys do when some people in the lab have does something like this? What should I do with her?


Hello oddie,

Here is a collection of methods for decontaminating ethidium bromide



In our lab we soak EtBr stuff in Presept.