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Plastic Utensils for Handling ?
    #1246417 - 01/24/03 04:41 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

If I were to use plastic utensils to handle certain things [ie. taking out the vermiculite in the jars before caking, etc. etc.] would i need to sterilize them? or would they be sterile enough to not have to worry?


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Re: Plastic Utensils for Handling ? [Re: badtz]
    #1246452 - 01/24/03 04:54 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

I'm no expert but I would say you should at the very least wipe down your utensils with some bleach water or lysol.

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    #1246475 - 01/24/03 05:04 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

would rubbing alcohol kill the spores if used? [or would it kill anything else] ?




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Re: Plastic Utensils for Handling ? [Re: badtz]
    #1246591 - 01/24/03 05:38 PM (14 years, 10 months ago)

Rubbing alcohol should work. It will evaporate quickly (a few seconds) so I doubt that it would harm your spores. Just wipe them down with damp cloth (or an "alcohol prep pad") and in a few seconds they will be dry and sterile.

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