The Iowa State University Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) provides these Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as a starting point for researchers to develop SOPs that are tailored to the specific circumstances of the researcher’s lab. These SOPs have been submitted by Iowa State University researchers and staff and EH&S makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or sufficiency of their content for any specific lab. EH&S expressly disclaims any warranty or liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site.
For assistance in developing your own SOPs, see the SOP Guidance document.
|Acetone for cleaning||Autoclave Operation|
|Base Bath to Clean Glassware||Drying Ovens|
|Chemical Handling||Hot Plates|
|Diethyl Ether||Melting Point Apparatus|
|Handling Cryogenic Material||Laboratory Refrigerator and Freezer Usage|
|Hydrofluoric Acid (HF)||Rotary Evaporators - coming soon|
|Organolithium Reagents||Schlenk Line|
|Oxygen cylinder use||Sharps - coming soon|
|Sure Seal Bottles - coming soon|
|Transporting Compressed Gas Cylinders and Cryogens|
|Vacuum Pumps on Schlenk Line|
|Working with biohazardous materials|