08/21/2018 - 11:15

 

"BD has recently determined that the curing agent thiuram, used in the processing of rubber stoppers since 1996, can lead to release of carbon disulfide (CS2) and carbonyl sulfide (COS) gases into the headspace of the tubes. Laboratories should follow FDA's May 17, 2017 safety communication for testing lead levels, which recommends that no venous blood should be tested with Magellan's LeadCare test systems."

 

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