Many SDS files, for a variety of phosphate chemistries, require an appropriate solvent to be used to rinse out test tube reagent vials prior to digestion (see section 13 in MSDS). What is an appropriate solvent?

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Document ID TE380

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
Many SDS files, for a variety of phosphate chemistries, require an appropriate solvent to be used to rinse out test tube reagent vials prior to digestion (see section 13 in MSDS). What is an appropriate solvent?
Summary
Solvent for rinsing phosphate test vials
Answer
Regulations vary from area to area.  Check with local regulations to determine if water is the appropriate solvent to be used for this purpose.