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Thread: Disposal of old test reagents

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    Jun 2007
    SouthCentral PA

    Disposal of old test reagents

    I've been using the same reagents for the past two seasons (maybe three for some). I decided to get a refill kit this year (TFP kit, of course). What is the best way to dispose of the old reagents?
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    You can just pour them out into the sink. Leave the water running as you pour to dilute them. The quantities involved are small so there shouldn't be any issues.
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    Re: Disposal of old test reagents

    I am very glad someone ask about this. I myself was wondering what to do with the stuff.
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    Re: Disposal of old test reagents

    This is a very old thread and many municipalities have updated how to dispose of chemicals. This is the link for my municipality Household Hazardous Waste Recycling (HHW) | Environmental Management Department and I bet if you live in a municipality you might find similar information.
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