The waste fluid is a biologically hazardous substance. Take the following precautions while dealing with the waste line, waste container, and waste fluid.


  1. Verify that the waste line is properly and tightly connected to the system by purging it with clean water.
  2. Visually check if water is leaking out of any of the connections and reconnect the connections as necessary.
  3. Verify that the waste line is always properly routed and tightly connected with the waste container.
  4. Verify that the waste container is always stored in a safe place.


Biological Hazard

Exposure to hazardous substances can lead to death or severe health impairment.

  • When using the instrument, take care not to spill any hazardous substances. If you are exposed to hazardous substances, take immediate action such as rinsing your eyes with an eye shower device. Clean the exposed skin parts. Consult with a medical doctor to see if further measures are necessary.
  • Ensure to handle any hazardous substance or fluid with care.
  • Before using hazardous substances, read the hazard instructions and the information in the applicable Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) supplied by the manufacturer, referring to the relevant Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) number.
  • Use proper personal protective equipment such as gloves, goggles, and laboratory clothing according to the safety requirements.
  • Do not use the tray positions C, E, and F on the instrument deck for storing vials, reagents, or flammable liquids or for any other purpose. They are meant to be unused.
  • Do not insert cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes or any other flammable items into the instrument.
  • Collect and dispose of all waste material in compliance with the national or local regulations and directives in the region or country where the instrument is used.