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Document ID (ISN)36095
CIS number 81-1324
ISBN(s) 92-8-321137-5
Year 1980
Convention or series no. IARC Scientific Publications 37
Author(s) Castegnaro M., Hunt D.C., Sansone E.B., Schuller P.L., Siriwardana M.G., Telling G.M., Van Egmond H.P., Walker E.A., Davis W.
Title Laboratory decontamination and destruction of aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2 in laboratory wastes.
Bibliographic information International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 Cours Albert Thomas, 69372, Lyon Cedex 2, France, 1980. 59p. 99 ref. Price: SF.18.00.
Abstract In descriptions of 4 methods, sodium hypochlorite or potassium permanganate methods are used for the destruction of aflatoxins in non-specific laboratory wastes, ammonia for animal feed and litter waste, and quicklime for carcass waste. Nomenclature and chemical and physical data for aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2, and some of their metabolites and degradation products are provided in an appendix.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; carcinogens; biological hazards; IARC; aflatoxins; laboratory work
Descriptors (secondary) aflatoxin G1; potassium permanganate; ammonia; aflatoxin B1; calcium oxide; aflatoxin G2; sodium hypochlorite; manuals; description of technique; aflatoxin B2
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Biological hazards