This product is required to comply with the European Union’s Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive 2012/19/EU. It is marked with the following symbol.

This symbol indicates that the equipment must not be thrown into general waste and must be collected separately and processed in accordance with local and state requirements.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is registered with one or more recycling/disposal companies in the United Kingdom, the European Union and Norway.

If this product is located in Europe and you want to participate in the Thermo Fisher Scientific Business-to-Business (B2B) Recycling Program, send an email request to with the following information:

  • WEEE product class
  • Name of the manufacturer or distributor (where you purchased the product)
  • Number of product pieces, and the estimated total weight and volume
  • Pick-up address and contact person (include contact information)
  • Appropriate pick-up time
  • Declaration of decontamination, stating that all hazardous fluids or material have been removed from the product

For additional information about the Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive for the European Union, search for RoHS on the Thermo Fisher Scientific European language websites.


This recycling program is not for biological hazard products or for products that have been medically contaminated. You must treat these types of products as biohazard waste and dispose of them in accordance with your local regulations.