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Why is mouth pipetting prohibited?

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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Safety

Many people try to mouth pipet substances that could be toxic or caustic to their bodies.
It is surprisingly easy to completely aspirate the liquid you are mouth pipetting actually into your mouth.

In brief: Safety

Many people try to mouth pipet substances that could be toxic or caustic to their bodies.
It is surprisingly easy to completely aspirate the liquid you are mouth pipetting actually into your mouth.
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