Boston University has become aware through recent press coverage that benzene, a contaminant, had been found in specific lots of certain brands of hand sanitizer. Benzene is linked to an increased risk for certain types of cancer. Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) reviewed the types of hand sanitizers purchased and none of the identified brands have been […]
EHS would like to share an important memo related to the import/export of biological samples.
Boston University (BU) is committed to the safe and compliant use of chemicals in the laboratory. The Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) sets forth the policies, procedures and guidelines in place to protect laboratory workers (and those supporting laboratories at BU), from the health hazards associated with hazardous chemical use in the laboratory. Please review the […]