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Another Metracide ?

OK, so I want to make sure I didn't mess this up. I mixed 50/50 Metracide 14 and RO/DO water in my 500ml excel bottle using a syringe. I thought there was a calculator but I have a feeling I am overdosing now? Can anyone confirm if I am safe?

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Metricide 14 is 2.6% glutaraldehyde.

Excel is somewhere around 1.5%.

By diluting 50/50, you're at 1.3%. You're definitely safe and actually underdosing a bit, though in practice the underdose is so small you won't notice it.
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Thank you. I thought I had double checked but wanted to make sure

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metricide 14 is 2.6% glutaraldehyde.

Excel is somewhere around 1.5%.

By diluting 50/50, you're at 1.3%. You're definitely safe and actually underdosing a bit, though in practice the underdose is so small you won't notice it.

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wet's glutaraldehyde calculator
http://glut.petalphile.com/
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