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Equipment Clearance Request Form

Laboratory Equipment Clearance Request Form

All laboratory equipment and potentially contaminated laboratory furniture must be "cleared" and tagged by Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management prior to removal, relocation or disposal.

**Please note this is only for Laboratory-related items**

Guidelines and Procedures

  • Equipment or furniture which has been used or contaminated with biological materials must be decontaminated with a 10% (1:10, 1 part bleach to 9 parts water) dilution. All exposed surfaces of item must be wiped down with bleach solution.
  • All other equipment or furniture may be decontaminated with a mild detergent, or soap and water.
  • If you have equipment or furniture which may have come in contact with a radioactive material(s), contact EHSRM for proper handling and disposal.

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