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biohazard

[′bī·ō‚haz·ərd]
(biology)
Any biological agent or condition that presents a hazard to life.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All equipment, supplies, and receptacles should be handled as biohazardous. MMC One 40 mg vial of powder is reconstituted in 20 ml sterile water.
Therefore, to investigate the importance of water during autoclave sterilization of infectious biohazardous waste this study aimed to compare the results of autoclaving with and without added water.
This can be a costly mistake that leads to extensive washing and flushing of supply lines if a biohazardous waste line is inadvertently connected to a reagent line heading to test vessels.
Additionally, because the 3L flask is made from Lexan HP resin as opposed to glass, it is much less likely to break, thereby significantly lowering the risk of lab technicians being exposed to biohazardous materials that may be in the flask.
Although benzene has decent blending octane, it's the most biohazardous of the aromatics and the most aggressive toward fuel system materials.
Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) events would be the most likely to generate requests for the defense support of civil authorities (DSCA); and biohazardous agents would be the most likely to initiate large-scale DSCA responses upon request.
As one of the largest waste generating industries, healthcare brings with it two very distinct waste management hurdles: an enormous volume and a wide variety of complex types of waste, such as regulated medical waste (infectious or biohazardous waste), solid, hazardous, pharmaceutical, and traditional waste.
According to the company, these compact sensors ideally are suited for medical applications such as waste, reagent, buffer or diluent as well as dark, sticky or viscous fluids, and are especially useful for vessels containing biohazardous liquids as the level monitoring is conducted from outside the sealed container.
So far as telling me I have to have an orange trash bag [for disposing of biohazardous material]."
The conventional approach to determining LN involvement uses RIs, is technically difficult and uses potentially biohazardous agents.
* Since the level monitoring is conducted outside the sealed container, it is useful for vessels containing biohazardous
Advantages of combined touch screen technology and text hyperlink for the pathology grossing manual: a simple approach to access instructive information in biohazardous environments.