DAB and the Importance of Separating Waste
For decades, the rich brown stain produced by DAB has made it the chromogen of choice for IHC stains. However, precautions must be taken due to the fact that DAB is a known mutagen and potential carcinogen. Since DAB is considered a hazardous material, disposal of DAB-contaminated waste is subject to environmental, health and safety regulations. Therefore, waste separation is a factor that laboratories should consider when comparing automated staining platforms.
Antibodies Samples Stained Utilizing DAB HRP