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.