Ethidium Bromide

Ethidium bromide is a strong mutagen and a possible carcinogen or teratogen. UAF is in the process of developing its own recommended procedures for working with Ethidium bromide. In the meantime, please reference the links below for information regarding hazards, safety precautions, and safe handling procedures.

Links

UC Berkeley, Ethidium Bromide: hazards and Precautions

UVP Application Bulletin, Staining Protocols

Princeton University