Washington State University
BUSINESS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL

PROPERTY
20.77
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Surplus Stores
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Contaminated Surplus Property
Appendix 1: Equipment Requiring Item Evaluation

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The items listed below are examples of equipment and materials requiring completion of the Item Evaluation form. The list is not exhaustive. Complete and/or print the PDF form on 20.77.4 as needed.

Any equipment or material that has hazards which need to be mitigated
Autoclaves

Benchtops
Biological safety cabinet

Centrifuges
Cryostats

Dead tanks
Ductwork

Environmental chambers

Flammable cabinets
Freezers
Fume hoods and fans
Furniture

Glassware and plasticware
Glove boxes

Incubators

Lasers
Lead-based paint

Microfuges
Microwave ovens

Ovens

Parts from gas and plumbing fixtures

Radioactive sources,* including but not limited to:

Liquid scintillation counters
Gamma counters
Gas chromatographs with Ni-63 electron capture detectors

Radiation machines,* including but not limited to::

Cabinet X-ray units
Veterinary X-ray machines
X-ray: crystallography; diffraction; and fluorescence units

Refrigerators

Shakers
Sinks
Storage cabinets and lockers used to store chemical products or hazardous waste

Vacuum pumps

Waterbaths

* Any item to be surplused which is marked with a label containing a "Caution: Radioactive Material" or similar message must be evaluated by the Radiation Safety Office prior to surplusing.